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Live: Touring stricken Beirut, Macron pledges aid wont go to corrupt hands

Issued on: 06/08/2020 – 15:24

French President Emmanuel Macron visited shell-shocked Beirut on Thu..

By Sunday Herald Team , in Middle East , at August 6, 2020

Issued on: 06/08/2020 – 15:24

French President Emmanuel Macron visited shell-shocked Beirut on Thursday, pledging support and urging change after a massive explosion devastated the Lebanese capital in a disaster that has sparked grief and fury. Follow events on our liveblog.

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Macron is the first foreign head of state to make the trip after two explosions rocked Beirut on Tuesday, killing scores, injuring thousands and inflicting billions of euros in damage.

The French leader, who is due to give a press conference at 5:30pm Paris time (GMT+2), has pledged the support of Read More – Source

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