Lebanese anti-government activists stage a sit-in against Environment Minister Mohammed Machnouk inside the Environment Ministry, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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Politicians denounce storming of Environment MinistryPoliticians expressed their opposition Tuesday to the storming of the Environment Ministry by anti-government protesters who demanded the resignation of Environment Minister Mohammad Machnouk, calling the tactic an "invasion". Upset with Machnouk's inability to resolve a mounting garbage crisis, the protesters refused to come out of the ministry until he resigned. Jumblatt said he viewed the demand for Machnouk's resignation by activist group You Stink as being "of no use".
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