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Lebanon's Prime Minister To Step Aside, Clearing Way For 3rd Government In Less Than A Year

• https://www.zerohedge.com, Tyler Durden

Lebanon's government was struggling to contain a wave of unrest, despite a worsening outbreak of SARS-CoV-2, as allegations of corruption, incompetence and foreign interference commingled in the public's utter lack of faith in their leaders. In their desperation, the country's leaders turned to China for financial support as the state teetered on the edge of bankruptcy.

Now, apparently, Prime Minister Hassan Diab, who rode into power as a "reformer" back in December, 2 months after an uprising brought down the previous government, has had enough: He's stepping down with the rest of his cabinet (three ministers have already resigned). His government will soon accept "caretaker" status and saddle the Lebanese people with the responsibility of electing their third government in less than a year.