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Lebanon's Aoun says 'obstacles' prevented the formation of a new government

Lebanon's President Michel Aoun is pictured as he addresses the nation at the Baabda palace, Lebanon October 24, 2019. Dalati Nohra/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun said on Tuesday that “obstacles” had prevented the formation of a new government which was expected last week.

Aoun said Lebanon was currently paying the price for 30 years of wrong financial policies.

Reporting by Beirut bureau; Writing by Nadine Awadalla; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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