October 29, 2019 / 1:32 PM / a month ago

Lebanon banks to remain shut on Wednesday: statement

Demonstrators block a highway during ongoing anti-government protests in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, October 28, 2019. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese banks will remain shut on Wednesday amid ongoing unrest, the country’s banking association said on Tuesday.

The Association of Lebanese Banks said banks were keen to ensure pubic and private sector workers would receive their salaries.

Writing by Lisa Barrington; editing by John Stonestreet

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