YEREVAN, August 6 – Sputnik. In Armenia will be considered a possible framework assistance to Lebanon. This was stated by the Ambassador of Armenia in Lebanon Vahagn Atabekyan on air of TV program “news” on the first public channel, the press service of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Armenia.
“At the moment in Lebanon created by the state crisis group with which we are in constant contact. In accordance with the assessment and compiled a group list of needs in Armenia will be considered a possible framework assistance to Lebanon”, – the Ambassador noted.
He noted that contacts with the leaders of the Armenian community in Lebanon to assess the needs of the community. In General, Birute extensive the damage: heavily damaged houses, churches, institutions. In a very large radius from the explosion no survivors Windows.
“Unfortunately, it is easier to list the surviving institutions rather than damaged,” – said the Ambassador.
Meanwhile, the Embassy via e-mail has received many letters of support. The Embassy continues to receive calls round-the-clock hotline. The Embassy is working in emergency mode around the clock staff liaise with the relevant authorities of Lebanon and the Armenian community.
Earlier, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinian has offered assistance to the brotherly people of Lebanon during a telephone conversation with President Michel Aoun.
August 4 in Beirut, a major explosion occurred in the port area. According to the latest data, the explosion killed dozens of people, over four thousand residents were injured.
According to preliminary data, the basic version of causes of the explosion – improper storage of 2750 tons of ammonium nitrate.
According to official data, the explosion killed six ethnic Armenians.