Press statement from the British embassy following comments by Minister Nouhad Mashnouk on the Presidency suggesting that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has put forward MP Sleiman Franjieh’s name.
British Embassy spokesperson said:
“We do not support or oppose any particular candidate for the Presidency. The election of a President is the decision, and the responsibility, of the Lebanese. We are ready to to work with the next President of Lebanon, whoever that may be. We continue to urge the election of a President as soon as possible.”
Source: National News Agency