Lebanon’s Bassil says Aoun-Hariri partnership will lead to government formation

Gebran Bassil comments came at an investment conference in London. (File photo: AFP)

The partnership between Lebanon’s president and designated prime minister, along with the national consensus, “will certainly lead to the formation of a new government, despite all obstacles,” its foreign minister said on Wednesday.

Gebran Bassil, a member of President Michel Aoun’s party, was speaking at an investment conference in London. where Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri is due to speak later on Wednesday.

Lebanon’s political parties have failed to form a new government since a general election that was held in May.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:54 - GMT 06:54