Lebanese President Michael Awen on Tuesday confirmed that the country’s parliamentary elections will take place as planned in 2022. Anatolic Agency.
According to a statement issued by the Lebanese presidency, Elena Valenciano, the former president of the European Union, was told that “parliamentary elections will be held in the spring of 2022 in a timely manner.”
Aung, who met with Valenciano at the Papua presidential palace east of Beirut, also welcomed the EU to oversee the elections.
“Lebanon welcomes the European audience to follow, just like in 2018,” Aun said.
He added that the Lebanese government would “take appropriate action so that the elections take place in an adequately democratic and secure environment”, ensuring widespread popular participation in the elections.
Lebanon is immersed in forming a new government between the differences between him and Prime Minister Chad Hariri.
The Arab country is facing a severe economic crisis and the local currency is losing all its value against the dollar. Roads across the country have been blocked by protests and rallies over the country’s worst crisis since the country’s civil war.