The 71st United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) kicked off this week as the leaders of 193 countries meet in New York to tackle global problems - as well as the problems of their own countries. Lebanon, lacking an elected head of state, is being represented by Prime Minister Tammam Salam who has oft been compared to a lame-duck who avoids conflict and shouting matches in parliament, regardless of the implications, by only issuing weak threats to resign.
What’s the point of Lebanon going to the UN General Assembly?
Lebanon has been at the forefront of two of the biggest crises the world is facing today - refugees and terrorism. (Reuters)
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