the President of France Emmanuel macron will go on Thursday, the sixth of August, with an extra visit to Lebanon to discuss the situation in connection with a powerful explosion in Beirut. I told myself, the French leader in his Twitter.

“I will go to Beirut to transmit the Lebanese people a message of brotherhood and solidarity from the French people”, – quotes TASS of the Macron, who was forced to interrupt his vacation because of an emergency. In the Lebanese capital, he will hold talks with President Michel Aoun and Prime Minister Hassan Diab.

the French leader has ordered to urgently send to Lebanon a special group of rescuers, doctors, medicines and equipment. Wednesday 25 tons of French humanitarian cargo was sent to Beirut on three military transport planes. In the coming days, France plans to announce a new initiative to assist Lebanon in the international, especially European, level.

we will Remind, powerful explosion occurred in the port of Beirut on Tuesday, the fourth of August. Among the five thousand victims and 20 French citizens who were injured varying degrees of severity. The Paris Prosecutor’s office initiated a special investigation.

According to recent reports in the Lebanese capital killed more than 135 thousand people. In the country the mourning is declared. The blast damaged half the buildings of Beirut, more than 300 thousand people were left homeless. According to local authorities, the cause of the tragedy was the detonation stored at the warehouse 2.7 thousand tons of ammonium nitrate. The capital of Lebanon declared disaster area in the city for two weeks, introduced a state of emergency.