Lebanon’s Aoun expresses outrage as Hezbollah continues to block cabinet

Lebanese President Michel Aoun expressed outrage in a speech on Monday that the country’s cabinet has not met for over two months due to demands by Hezbollah for Judge Tarek Bitar to be removed from the Beirut Port blast case before they agree to a cabinet meeting.

Aoun demanded that the “unjustified, deliberate and systematic blockage which dismantles the State and drives it to its demise” be ended.

The Lebanese president referred to a number of issues preventing the country’s government from operating as the nation suffers from a worsening economic crisis, including a delay in negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the blockage of the cabinet from meeting. The president did not specifically name Hezbollah or any other party as responsible for any of the issues.

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