U.S. President trump tweeted on social media on August 7 that he would attend an international teleconference on August 9 to provide assistance to Lebanon after the Beirut bombing.
according to Agence France Presse reported on the 7th, the international teleconference on the 9th was initiated by French President Marco ó n to mobilize countries to donate to Lebanon. “We will have a conference call on Sunday with President Marcon, the leadership of Lebanon and a number of leaders from the rest of the world,” trump said on twitter. Everyone wants to help! ” He has spoken to President ORN and President Marcon separately to discuss assistance for Lebanon.
according to Reuters on the 8th, a White House spokesman said in a statement that trump told the president of Lebanon during the call that three US planes were delivering medical supplies, food, drinking water and medical personnel to Lebanon. The U.S. Agency for International Development said on the 7th that it would provide more than $15 million in aid to Lebanon, and has asked the military to transport enough medical supplies to provide assistance to 60000 people in the next three months.
after the explosion in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, the United Nations has issued a warning that Lebanon may face a humanitarian crisis. According to the BBC, the blast has killed at least 154 people, injured 5000 people and made 300000 homeless, following a severe economic recession in Lebanon, and the destruction of Beirut port will lead to food supply disruption. Constellation