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Facing economic crisis, Lebanon's government weighs options

Reuters Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Lebanon's Hezbollah-backed government will walk a political tightrope as it moves to urgently secure foreign funding to ward off financial collapse and could look to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for assistance.
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