Fuel subsidy row erupts in Lebanon crisis

By Nafisa Eltahir and Tom Perry
Updated August 12 2021 - 10:00am, first published 9:56am
Lebanon's caretaker PM has summoned the central bank governor over a decision to end fuel subsidies.

Lebanon's caretaker prime minister says the central bank had broken the law by deciding to remove fuel subsidies, and the damage done would outweigh the benefits of preserving the mandatory reserves which the bank is trying to protect.

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