Canada deeply disappointed following resignation of Lebanese prime minister-designate  

Statement

September 28, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement:

“Canada was deeply disappointed and concerned to hear about the resignation of Prime Minister-designate Mustapha Adib.

“We call on political leaders to work together and form a Government that will fully respond to the urgent and legitimate demands of its people. The Lebanese people deserve nothing less.

“Canada remains ready to further support Lebanon’s leaders with the urgent, fundamental and serious reforms necessary to put the country on a path to recovery and reconstruction.

“Impunity must stop. Reforms must be implemented. And the people of Lebanon must be heard. ”

Contacts

Syrine Khoury
Attachée de presse
Cabinet du ministre des Affaires étrangères
Syrine.Khoury@international.gc.ca

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