President Michel Aoun on Sunday said that a “corrupt system” is still “controlling the country and the people.”
“The foiling of every plan proposed for financial and economic recovery, or the failure to devise it in the first place, means one thing, which is that the corrupt system that is still controlling the country and the people fears accountability and penalization,” Aoun told a youth delegation at the Baabda Palace.
“Refraining from identifying the financial losses and distributing them among the central bank, the banks and the state has led to two dangerous things: the first is concealing those responsible for the country’s financial ruin, and the second is burdening the people alone with the financial collapse,” the President added.
Noting that the people “must know who is humiliating them daily” and “preventing them from freely using their bank-held money and assets,” Aoun lamented that “the people are robbed and are being robbed on daily basis!”
“Words must be said and action must be taken,” he urged.