In total, there were 72 votes in favor of Mikati, 42 blank votes, and 1 vote for Nawaf Salam.
After two failed attempts to form a government over the past year, the billionaire businessman/former PM Mikati will now have to take his shot at forming a government consistent with the French initiative.
Earlier today, Aoun renewed Lebanon’s support for the French initiative that is deemed as the only key to unlocking billions of dollars in aid to rescue the crisis-struck country.
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