Britain supports newly formed Lebanese government, foreign minister says

UK cabinet reconvenes in person at Number 10 Downing Street for the first time since March 2020

(Reuters) - Britain supports the newly formed Lebanese government led by Sunni Muslim tycoon Najib Mikati, foreign minister Dominic Raab said in a tweet on Friday, while calling for action.

"The formation of a new Lebanese government must be followed by implementation of urgent reforms, a transparent conclusion of the investigation into the tragic Beirut explosion & timely elections next year," Raab added.

(Reporting by Aishwarya Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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