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The Parliamentary Election of the Lebanese Republic
(Statement by Press Secretary ONO Hikariko)

May 18, 2022
  1. The Government of Japan welcomes that the Parliamentary Election of the Lebanese Republic was held on May 15 (local time) on schedule without major security incidents despite various challenging circumstances and pays respect to all parties for their efforts in this regard.
  2. The Government of Japan believes that stability in Lebanon is indispensable to the stability of the Middle East. From this perspective, the Government of Japan hopes that a new cabinet will be formed promptly, and that political stability will be achieved through concrete results of reforms in economic, judicial and other fields that will benefit the Lebanese people.

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