Debt restructuring not on the table: Khalil

in english/The Daily Star/عناوين الصحف

Restructuring Lebanon’s public debt is “not on the table at all,” caretaker Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil said Sunday, adding that the Lebanese state was committed to paying all maturing debt and interest payments on time. Khalil spoke after an extraordinary meeting chaired by President Michel Aoun at Baabda Palace, highlighting officials’ concerns over the country’s ailing economy, burdened by $84 billion in debt. The meeting, attended by Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri…

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