Lebanese Leaders Call to Restore Country's Neutrality

(Al Arabiya) Hussain Abdul-Hussain - The patriarch of Lebanon's Maronite Church, Beshara Al-Rai, joined a growing roster of Lebanese leaders who think that the main culprit behind the country's free-falling economy is Hizbullah and its endless wars. In a visit to President Michel Aoun, Al-Rai called for restoring Lebanon's regional neutrality. Al-Rai also said that national defense should be the job of the Lebanese Army alone. Al-Rai said later that Lebanon used to be "the hospital of the Arabs, the hotel of the Arabs, the tourism of the Arabs," and that it was Lebanon's neutrality that allowed it to play such roles.

2020-07-27 00:00:00

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