Critics accuse Lebanon's president of violating constitution in process of appointing new prime minister
By 5 December 2019
President of Lebanon Michael Aoun (photo credit: European Parliament/flickr)
Binding parliamentary consultations to appoint a new Prime Minister have been set for next Monday, as Lebanon nears closure to forming a new government.
Lebanon has been without a fully functioning government since Prime Minister Saad Hariri submitted his resignation on October 29.
President Michel Aoun had yet to set a date for consultations, fearing a political deadlock that would delay the formation of the new Cabinet.
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