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Hariri: Lebanon taking measures to avoid collapse

Prime Minister Saad Hariri chairs a meeting of Lebanon's Cabinet Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Beirut.

 
This article was amended on Monday, April 15 2019

A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil has called for reducing the budget deficit by 2.5 percent each year for the next five years, when in fact he had said the deficit-to-GDP ratio could be cut by 2.5 percent in 2019. The Daily Star regrets this error.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on April 12, 2019, on page 1.

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