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BEIRUT (AP) — A leading international credit rating agency warned on Friday that the results of this month’s legislative elections in Lebanon will make it difficult for any coalition to have a ruling majority, which could complicate the implementing reforms.

Shortly after Fitch Ratings’ warning, the Lebanese pound briefly hit new lows against the dollar, causing chaos in the country’s markets. Lebanon is grappling with the worst economic and financial crisis in its modern history.

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