Joumblatt criticizes FPM approach to deficit

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Former MP Walid Joumblatt took another jab at Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil and the Free Patriotic Movement Tuesday morning in an attack on the party’s approach to dealing with the country’s budget deficit.

“Where are the steps to serious reform in order to reduce the deficit and maintain the monetary situation instead of collapsing?” Joumblatt tweeted. Quick to fire back Tuesday, caretaker Energy Minister Cesar Abi Khalil tweeted about a UNDP study undertaken in 2017.

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