Lebanon, which has been without a government for over 8 months now, received this week the visit of United States Under Secretary of State David Hale who warned of punitive actions against those obstructing the government formation. He accused Hezbollah and Iran of undermining the state and urged the Lebanese officials to rescue the country from its collapse.
Meanwhile, as the stalling continues to meet the power interests of the main political players, the social and economic situation in Lebanon is dangerously collapsing day after day.
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