Washington(WA), August 8 : US President Donald Trump & his own French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have accepted to send immediate aid to Lebanon within the wake of the 2 deadly blasts in capital Beirut that died over 150 citizens.
In a phone call on Fri., the 2 chiefs “expressed their own deep sadness over the loss of personal life & devastation in Beirut”, Xinhua press agency quoted the White Home as informing in an announcement.
They accepted to work (5) together with Intl. partners to give immediate aid to the Lebanese citizens, the announcement added further.
Taking to Twitter thereafter within the day, Trump stated: “Had a lengthy conversation this in the morning with President Macron of France concerning numerous subjects, however in specific the catastrophic event that occurred in Beirut, Lebanon.
“In three p.m. this noon, spoke to President (Michel) Aoun of Lebanon to notify him that 3 huge airplane are on the way, loaded up with Medical Supplies, Meal & Water. Also, 1st Responders, Technicians, Doctors, & Nurses on the way.
“We’ll be having a conference call on Sun. with President Macron, chiefs of Lebanon, & chiefs from different different parts of the globe. Everybody wants to support.”
Meantime, Macron stated that France has already sent help to Lebanon & it’d send extra medical equipment within the coming days.
Throughout his own trip to Beirut on Thu., the President had declared that France would organise an Intl. aid conference to rise funds for urgency relief.
2 massive explosions rocked the Port of Beirut on Tue. in the evening, killing at the least 154 citizens & wounding regarding 5,000 remaining..