the head of the U.S. Department of defense mark Esper stated the country’s intention to clarify the circumstances of the terrible explosion in Lebanon.
According to him, most believe in the version about the accident, but the US will announce its findings only after collecting full information.
in addition, the US has already stated that the government of Lebanon’s readiness to provide necessary humanitarian and medical assistance.
With a similar statement made about the head of the US state Department Mike Pompeo, who spoke by phone with Prime Minister of Lebanon Hassan Diab.
“the Secretary reaffirmed our determination to help the Lebanese people, which deals with the consequences of this terrible accident”, — reads the message of the state Department.
we will Remind, explosion has occurred in the port of Beirut on Tuesday evening, he damaged half the buildings of the administrative area of the city. The Lebanese authorities stated that the port exploded 2750 tons of ammonium nitrate stored without adequate security measures. Killed at least 137 people, injured more than 5 thousand.