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Why is the Monaco judiciary interested in Najib Mikati’s affairs?

The Principality of Monaco sent Lebanon a request for judicial assistance regarding an open investigation into money laundering charges against Lebanon’s Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati and his relatives, particularly in relation to subsidized housing loans — a story that made the headlines in 2018 and was dismissed in Lebanon.

Why is the Monaco judiciary interested in Najib Mikati’s affairs?

Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati. (Credit: Anwar Amro/AFP)

Contrary to his recent statements, Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati remains in the sights of international justice.Monaco started criminal proceedings against him, his brother Taha and his son Maher for “money laundering, complicity in money...

Contrary to his recent statements, Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati remains in the sights of international justice.Monaco started criminal proceedings against him, his brother Taha and his son Maher for “money laundering, complicity in money...Pourquoi la justice monégasque s’intéresse-t-elle aux affaires de Nagib Mikati ?...