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Lebanon’s parliament to debate new budget amid protests

New Lebanon government set to ratify financial plan hoped to salvage economy in tailspin.

Lebanon’s new government is due to vote on a long-awaited budget amid a deep financial crisis.

Anti-government protesters have been demanding a solution to the economic problems since October.

They blame rampant corruption and say economic and social reforms are necessary.


Al Jazeera’s Sara Khairat reports from Beirut, Lebanon.