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Lebanese govt condemns detention of Nissan ex-chairman

ANI  |  Beirut [Lebanon] 

Following the detention of ex-of Motors, in mid-November, the Lebanese Republic has come up in his defence claiming that the move may be a part of some political or business-motivated conspiracy.

Al Jazeera quoted as saying at a security conference in Beirut, "To in his predicament I say, a Lebanese phoenix will not be scorched by the Japanese sun."

Ghosn, the of the alliance of Motor Company, and was arrested in Japan's capital on November 19, for allegedly violating financial laws.

On November 30, a approved extending his detention for 10 more days.

In 2017, the honoured Ghosn with a special postage stamp as a show of respect to a man considered to be a model of Lebanese entrepreneurial spirit.

Earlier, Lebanese issued a statement saying, "would stand by Ghosn". He also asked the Lebanese to to look out for "the model of Lebanese success abroad", Al Jazeera reported.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 22:52 IST