Lebanese PM Diab resigns after slamming “endemic corruption”

In a brief televised speech after three of his ministers resigned, Prime Minister Hassan Diab said that he is taking “a step back” so he can stand with the people “and fight the battle for change alongside them”. France 24 Leila Molana-Allen tells us more.

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