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Lebanon seeks financial lifeline from IMF

Talks began on Wednesday with Lebanon seeking a multi-billion-dollar bailout to avoid bankruptcy.

Lebanon’s leaders are seeking a financial lifeline from the International Monetary Fund.

Talks began on Wednesday with Lebanon seeking a multi-billion-dollar bailout to avoid bankruptcy.

The United Nations coordinator in Lebanon says Lebanese negotiators are aware that blank cheques will not be handed out.

Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut.