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For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video French President Emmanuel Macron said he’s ashamed for Lebanese politicians. Sunday’s statement followed the resignation of Lebanon’s prime minister designate, Mustapha Adib. Adib stepped down after failing to form a cabinet. He was instrumental in the recovery plan laid out by Macron, to tackle mounting issues the country faces. The French president vowed to push ahead with a recovery plan he laid out after last month’s Beirut port explosion. Macron says there’s no other way to avert catastrophe.CGTN YouTube Channel
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