Lebanon crisis: No formation of new govt as Macron deadline expires

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    France has been leaning on fractious Lebanese politicians to set up a new government to start reforming the corruption-ridden state, but a Sept. 15 deadline they had agreed with Paris for establishing the new cabinet has already been missed. FRANCE 24’s International Affairs editor Armen Georgian explains. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

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