“Armenia is ready to urgently assist Lebanon and its people. The splendor of Beirut will be uniquely restored,” he wrote in his microblog on Twitter.
Mnatsakanyan noted that the thoughts and prayers of the Armenians with the brotherly people of Lebanon.
Shocked by the terrible news of #BeirutBlast and its devastating consequances. Our thoughts and prayers with brotherly people of #Lebanon. #Armenia is ready to urgently provide assistance to Lebanon and its people. #Beirut glory will definitely be restored.
— Zohrab Mnatsakanyan (@ZMnatsakanyan) August 5, 2020
August 4 in Beirut, a powerful explosion occurred in the port area. According to the latest data, the explosion killed dozens of people, more than 4 thousand residents were injured. It is known that among the victims were five Armenians. A hundred Armenians were injured.
The Prime Minister of Lebanon Hassan Diab charged to investigate the causes of the explosion and in the next 48 hours to bring the perpetrators to justice. According to preliminary information, the cause of the explosion of steel 2,700 tons were in port warehouses of ammonium nitrate.