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France warns of Lebanon's collapse if no government formed

PARIS, Sept 22 (Reuters) - France's foreign ministry on Tuesday warned Lebanon's political forces that the country risked collapse if they did not form a government without delay.

"At this decisive moment in Lebanese history, Lebanese political forces are faced with a choice between recovery and collapse of the country. It is a heavy responsibility towards the Lebanese," Foreign ministry spokeswoman Agnes von der Mühll told reporters in a daily briefing. (Reporting by John Irish; Editing by Sandra Maler)