Lebanese governor claims personal audit exonerates him

The Central Bank of Lebanon

Lebanon’s central bank governor said he submitted an audit of his finances to the country’s prime minister in a bid to rebut allegations against him.

On November 19, the Lebanese cabinet’s official Twitter account said that Riad Salameh had handed in an audit of his finances. Two days earlier, Salameh told a local TV channel that he had asked an audit firm, Semaan, Gholam & Co, to report on his finances.

“I asked a well-known, first-class audit firm to audit operations and investments that

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