MEK Iran: Lebanese Suffering
The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), and the People’s Mujahedin of Iran (PMOI / MEK Iran), reported that the continued economic and social decline has led to protests in Lebanon several months after the election of the prime minister and the failure to form a government.
The framework of political corruption
Due to the framework of political corruption, Lebanon has been in an unprecedented and severe economic crisis for more than a year and a half. The economic downturn induced by the government’s corruption leads to widespread poverty and misery among the Lebanese people as the value of the Lebanese national currency continues to plummet.
On Monday, Lebanese people protested the country’s political corruption structure and continued bad living conditions by closing some streets in central Beirut and the junctions of Fardan, Aisha Bakr, and al-Shuhada Square in the heart of Beirut’s central district.
Demonstrators in central Beirut
Demonstrators also held a protest in central Beirut in front of the United Nations Economic and Social Committee (UNSCA).
Protesters blame Lebanon’s failing political and economic crisis on the “corrupt regime” and demand its overthrow.
But Iran, through its branch Hezbollah, is the main source of the country’s problem, which is obstructing political and economic stability.
The mullahs regime’s role in Lebanon
Iran’s state-run Kayhan, which speaks for the regime’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei, just admitted the regime’s role in this country in a short statement, while praising the Revolutionary Guards Quds Force Commander Esmail Qaani for his so-called “Great Victory” in this country and in Syria. Under the title ‘The great victory of commander Qaani in the economic crisis of Lebanon and Syria,’ this outlet wrote:
“The US and its agents believed they could change the situation in the region by putting economic pressure on the resistance countries’ governments and forcing them to resign.
The new Quds Force commander Qaani
The state-run Kayhan added: In this analytical context, commander Qassem Soleimani, the Quds Force commander who was murdered by US drones in Baghdad airport in 2020, was martyred, but we should congratulate commander Qaani today, almost 20 months after the conspiracy and its failure became public,”.
“In the short time he was in charge, he successfully managed this complex situation by accurately understanding the conditions in the region and their nuances, as well as by applying the valuable lessons learned during the martyr’s time, and he achieved a great victory.
The Lebanese lira to its lowest level
“Reaching the Lebanese lira to its lowest level in the last 40 years – from 1,500 lira for each dollar to 12,000 lira for each dollar in about 15 months – was not an easy task for a country with a small economy like Lebanon,” it stated, admitting that it was the main factor in this crisis.
“It was extremely difficult to properly manage Lebanese society’s thoughts in order to avoid falling into the US’s plan in this situation. As if the Syrian lira’s depreciation from 500 to 10,000 units per dollar produced extraordinarily tough conditions for Syria’s small and war-torn economy, reopened the door for Bashar al-opponents Assad’s to become active, and the effective management of this situation was exceedingly complicated. The outlet further said, “There was no prior experience for it.”
The destruction and misery of two nations
The result of such a policy, which this state-run outlet admits to and calls a “great victory,” is the destruction and misery of two nations, both of which have been ravaged by long-running wars that Iran’s regime is using as a shield for its internal crisis and to keep the Iranian people from protesting, such as the eight-year Iran-Iraq war, which it sees as a divine blessing for its existence.