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In Lebanon, a complex system of power sharing between the main confessions



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Lebanon, which renews its deputies on May 15 in a context of economic collapse, is a country with fragile community balances, governed by a complex system of power sharing between the main faiths. In accordance with the national pact dating from the independence of France in 1943, the President must be a Maronite Christian, the Prime Minister a Sunni Muslim and the Speaker of Parliament a Shiite Muslim.

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