Lebanese parliament rejects payment of Eurobonds: Speaker

Lebanese members of parliament attend a general parliament discussion in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, October 17, 2017. (File photo: Reuters)

A majority in Lebanon’s parliament opposes the repayment of Eurobonds that are about to mature, even if that leads to default, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said on Wednesday.

Berri backs any government approach apart from repaying the debt, a lawmaker from his parliamentary bloc said after a weekly meeting.

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