Saturday 31 October 2020
News ID: 83901
Publish Date: 17 October 2020 - 22:00
BEIRUT (Dispatches) – Thousands of Lebanese flocked on Saturday to capital Beirut’s streets to protest against the government policies, al-Jadeed local TV channel reported. Protesters held Lebanese national flags and chanted slogans against the government, according to the demonstrators, adopted policies that led to the economic collapse and an alarming public debt of over 90 billion U.S. dollars. Lebanon is going through its worst economic and financial crisis in its history.Moreover, COVID-19 outbreak exacerbated the economic situation, driving thousands of companies out of business while leaving thousands of people unemployed.


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