Report: Europe Discontent with Performance of Lebanese Leaders

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A European official reportedly expressed resentment at what he called “successive negative signals” Lebanese officials continue to send to the international community by their “constant escape from reforms” and adherence to “corruption,” al-Joumhouria daily reported on Wednesday.

According to the daily, a political figure in Lebanon received a lengthy phone call from a senior European official, who “expressed clear dissatisfaction with the successive negative signals the Lebanese send to the international community through their constant evasion of reforms, and their insistence on remaining in the world of corruption they created.”