Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil gives a speech during BIFEX2016, a conference in Beirut's Biel center, Wednesday, May 18, 2016. (The Daily Star/ Hasan Shaaban)
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Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil said Wednesday that he was "comfortable" with a recent statement by Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh concerning the U.S. sanctions on Hezbollah.At the same conference, Khalil also said Lebanon's municipal elections proved that both parliamentary and presidential elections could take place in the country.Khalil also expressed hope that Lebanese politicians will abide by an initiative by Speaker Nabih Berri to find a new electoral law and hold new parliamentary elections.
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