As angry protesters attack banks across Lebanon, the new government in Beirut and the central bank’s governor remain at odds over tackling the economic crisis.
President Michel Aoun says central bank will begin injecting dollars into market beginning on Monday in hopes to solidify Lebanese pound, following demonstrations against falling currency.
Lebanon is in the grip of its worst economic turmoil in decades and holding talks with the International Monetary Fund to secure billions in aid.
The policy of relying too much on debt to fund the budget has created problems for the young government of Prime Minister Hassan Diab.
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