European judges seek to question Lebanese governor

Riad Salameh

Investigating magistrates from Germany, France and Luxembourg have arrived in Lebanon seeking to question the country’s central bank governor over corruption allegations, media reports said.

Sources close to the investigating magistrates told Reuters on January 11 they wanted to question Central Bank of Lebanon governor Riad Salameh over alleged money laundering. Reuters said the magistrates would question several central bank officials and senior employees of Lebanese banks as witnesses.


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