Lebanon central bank chief calls for urgent measures to end crisis

Riad Salameh

Lebanon’s central bank governor has called for urgent measures to prevent the country’s economy collapsing as its political crisis deepened.

“I am not saying we are going to have a collapse in a matter of days,” Bank of Lebanon governor Riad Salameh told the news agency Reuters on October 28. But, he added, “we need to have a solution in a matter of days to regain confidence and avoid collapse in the future”.

Salameh said he was correcting what he called an inaccurate summary by the US TV

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