Lebanese governor speaks out on economic threats

The governor of Lebanon's central bank, Raid Salameh, has spoken about the strains on the country's economic recovery.

"Although there is a cessation of hostilities the economy is still regressing because of the blockade that's been put on Lebanon. As long as the airport and the port are not active in a free way we do not foresee a resumption of growth in the Lebanese economy", he said.

The bank has had to revise their estimate of economic growth from around 5% to zero or negative. Major cont

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