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Jul 27, 2023
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Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati: The Situation In Lebanon Is Fantastic; After All, Everything In Life Is Relative

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Source: Sky News Arabia (UAE)

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said in a July 27, 2023 interview with Sky News Arabia (UAE) that relatively speaking, the situation in Lebanon is "fantastic." He added that considering the political situation and the vacuum in the president’s position, "Lebanon is still in good shape."

Najib Mikati: "The more I look into it and go into the details, I say to myself: Allah be praised, the situation in Lebanon is fantastic. Considering all that is happening, things are good."

Interviewer: "How can you say that?"

Mikati: "Things are great..."

Interviewer: "How come? 400,000 civil servants [did not get their salaries]..."

Mikati: "Let me tell you, everything in life is relative. I am not talking in absolute terms. I say that relatively, considering the political situation, the fact that the parliament has not convened, the vacuum in the president's position, and the political malice on all sides- I say that Allah be praised, Lebanon is still in good shape. "

Interviewer: "The people are important, not the rulers..."

Mikati: "Let me reiterate that I am not talking in absolute terms, so nobody accuses me of being blind to what is going on. I am completely aware of the situation, but everything in life is relative. Considering the reality, I say: Allah be praised. This is why I am not afraid. I rely on Lebanon and the Lebanese. Lebanon will not die. It will remain alive, Allah willing."

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