The Lebanese government has found an original way out of the crisis caused by the continued about six months the strike of garbage men. The garbage is offered to export.
Two foreign companies have received 18-month concession for waste disposal by sea. It is assumed that the waste will be used as fuel. Export will start after the settlement of certain financial matters.
«Piles of garbage accumulated on the streets of our cities – a disaster, which led to many years of inactivity. I hope we put an end to this disgrace, reflecting the political crisis», — said the Prime Minister of Lebanon Tamam Salam.
In the summer around Lebanon swept the demonstration, participants of which demanded withdrawal from the political arena all movements, compromised by the inability to end the crisis. According to activists, only the new people can save Lebanon.
The political crisis in the country lasts for more than a year and a half. At the end of may 2014 ended the tenure of President Michel Suleiman. To elect his successor could not. The situation in Lebanon exacerbate over a million refugees from Syria.