A nationwide general strike has begun across Lebanon as protests aimed at ousting the ruling government entered a fifth day.
Banks said they would remain closed on Monday and the main labor union announced a general strike, threatening further paralysis. Schools and universities will also remain closed.
“Today the country is going through difficult times and suffocating economic circumstances. We have always warned of it, and the political disparities experienced by officials has reflected negatively on the needs and social security of citizens, which resulted in a social revolution caused by the economic, financial and monetary distress that has exhausted people,” a statement from the teachers’ union read.
نستخدم ملفات الكوكيز لنسهل عليك استخدام مواقعنا الإلكترونية ونكيف المحتوى والإعلانات وفقا لمتطلباتك واحتياجاتك الخاصة، لتوفير ميزات وسائل التواصل الاجتماعية ولتحليل حركة المرور لدينا...اعرف أكثر