ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Statement on the Explosion in Beirut
ASEAN Foreign Ministers released a statement on the Explosion in Beirut on August 9, 2020.
We are deeply saddened by the irreparable loss of lives and extensive damage to property caused by the devastating explosion in Beirut, Lebanon on 4th August 2020.
During this time of grief, ASEAN extends its deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of Lebanon as well as the bereaved families who lost their loved ones and those who have been affected by this tragic incident. ASEAN affirms its solidarity with the Government and people of the Republic of Lebanon in this difficult time and hopes that the Government and people of the Republic of Lebanon will find the strength to overcome and recover from this tragedy soon.
We also reaffirm our commitment to provide consular assistance to nationals from ASEAN in Lebanon in accordance with the appropriate ASEAN guidelines.