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EU prepares sanctions against Lebanon leaders a year after Beirut blast

The Guardian

By and agencies
Mon 12 Jul 2021 20.53 EDT


As the first anniversary of the deadly Beirut explosion approaches, the European Union said on Monday it hopes to develop the legal framework for sanctions targeting Lebanese leaders.

More than 11 months since Lebanon’s government resigned in response to the blast on 4 August 2020, the country is still headed by a caretaker government.

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