Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on the Middle East affairs commenting on the reasons for Saad Hariri’s delay in forming the Lebanese government said: The Lebanese government has suffered from an internal crisis in recent years, especially after the 2018 elections; in this way, the governments that came to power could not form a cabinet or continue to work due to some issues such as internal protests or lack of internal political understanding.
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Strategic Council Online – A former ambassador and Middle East affairs analyst says the roadmap drawn by France is a clear interference in Lebanon’s internal affairs, adding that what France is proposing is completely contrary to the goals of changing the structure or the Lebanese-Lebanese talks. Mr. Macron has entered the Lebanese arena with the false hope that he can take effective measure in the interest of France.
Strategic Council Online – Foreign players are making attempts for the formation of Saad Hariri’s government before US President Donald Trump leaves the White House so that the new Lebanese cabinet would be in their favor, said a university professor, adding: But it seems that if the interests of Hezbollah and its allies are ignored in the formation of the government, the Lebanese cabinet will not be formed within the next two to three months.
Strategic Council Online: Editorial—Under the present circumstances, we may witness once again a crisis in the formation of the Lebanese cabinet. With increasing foreign interference in Lebanon, it seems this crisis would be extended and prolonged more than the previous occasions as each of the foreign players are seeking to advance their own objectives and want to set the pieces of government in their own favour. This is while Lebanon is not a country to be settled with instruction issued from abroad.
Hossein Ajorloo – Expert of Middle East affairs