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Lebanon's banks plan strike starting Monday over “harmful stances” toward sector

The BDL headquarters in Beirut. (Credit: João Sousa/L'Orient Today)

BEIRUT — Lebanon's banking association announced on Friday that banks would go on strike starting on Monday over what it said was a build-up of “populist, harmful stances” taken against the sector.

The statement said the group was taking action over the recent treatment of the sector, particularly the arrest of the head of Lebanon’s CreditBank this week.

(Reporting by Maya Gebeily; Editing by Toby Chopra)



BEIRUT — Lebanon's banking association
announced on Friday that banks would go on strike starting on
Monday over what it said was a build-up of
“populist, harmful stances” taken against the sector.
The statement said the group was taking action over the
recent treatment of the sector, particularly the arrest of the
head of Lebanon’s CreditBank this...