EU warns Lebanon’s leaders of sanctions over ‘home-made’ crisis

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By Dominic Evans BEIRUT (Reuters) – The European Union’s foreign policy chief told Lebanon’s leaders on Saturday they were to blame for the country’s political and economic crisis and some could face sanctions if they continue to obstruct steps to form a new government and implement reform. Speaking after what he called a “frank exchange” with President Michel Aoun, Josep Borrell said he was bringing a firm message that the country stood on the edge of financial collapse and politicians could not afford to waste more time. “The crisis Lebanon is facing is a domestic crisis. It’s a self-imposed…

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