BEIRUT (Reuters) – Iran-backed Hezbollah’s parliamentary bloc said on Thursday that decisions on Lebanon’s debt obligations require national consensus as the country grapples with a deep financial crisis.

Lebanon’s authorities, including the new Hezbollah-backed government, are struggling to decide what to do about a $1.2 billion Eurobond maturing in March.

Reporting by Ellen Francis; Editing by Ghaida Ghantous