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Lebanon signs request for IMF assistance

It is one of the main parts of a sweeping economic plan the government says will help save Lebanon from bankruptcy, but that was not enough to satisfy angry protesters.

Lebanon has officially signed a request for assistance from the International Monetary Fund to help fix the country’s crippling financial problems.

It is one of the main parts of a sweeping economic plan the government says will help save Lebanon from bankruptcy.

But as Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut, that was not enough to satisfy angry protesters.