In recent statements to Sky News Arabia, the French Foreign Ministry Jean-Yves Le Drian confirmed that France “will not hesitate to act against Lebanese officials who have abandoned the public interest for their personal interests.”
Le Drian added that it was in contact with its partners, especially the European Union, to study and develop sanctions.
“Help us help you,” French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian had urged Lebanese officials back in July 2020, a month before the Beirut Explosion. However, the ruling officials have proven to deem Lebanon’s alarming situation of no urgency.
Now, Le Drian is warning that “concrete proposals are being prepared against the same people who have abandoned the common good for their personal interests.”
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