People walk in Hamra street. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir, File)
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A majority of Lebanese believe the new government lineup is passable but remain skeptical over the Cabinet's ability to address key challenges facing the country, including the deteriorating security situation, according to a poll commissioned by a local daily and published Tuesday.According the study published in As-Safir, only 28 percent of respondents thought the new Cabinet lineup was "excellent," with the bulk either responding with "OK" (36 percent) or "bad" (21 percent). The participants also voiced pessimism on whether the new Cabinet would be able to improve the security situation in the country or launch oil and gas tenders.With regard to the former, 33 percent said they thought the Cabinet would fail to end the increasing violence compared to 18 percent who were of the opposite opinion.
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