Six people were killed in protests organized on Thursday by Hezbollah and its allies.
The Lebanese situation is extremely tense. Affected by an unprecedented economic crisis, the Middle Eastern country was the scene of the death of six people on Thursday during a demonstration organized in Beirut by Hezbollah against the judge responsible for investigating the explosion at the port of the capital, in the summer of 2020.
In reaction, France immediately called for “appeasement” and reiterated the need for Lebanese justice “to be able to work independently and impartially.
“France expresses its deep concern in view of the recent obstacles to the proper conduct of the investigation into the explosion that occurred in the port of Beirut on August 4, 2020, and the violence that occurred in this context. It calls on everyone to appease “, declared the spokesperson for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.