Press Statement

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein contacted his Lebanese counterpart Mr. Charbel Wehbe, to express his sincere condolences to the government and people of Lebanon for the tragic incident and the losses and injuries it caused, and the destruction of public property. The Minister also expressed Iraq’s solidarity and sympathy in mitigating the effects of this incident, praying for the victims with mercy, forgiveness and for the wounded quick recovery.

Minister Fuad Hussein also contacted the Chargé d’affairs at the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Beirut to check on the conditions of the Iraqi community and diplomatic staff.

Iraq’s embassy in Beirut followed-up with the security and health authorities in the Lebanese government to check on the conditions of the Iraqi community and make sure of their safety.

The embassy assigned a hot line for the purpose of communicating with Iraqis in Beirut, which is: (0096178872575), and the Red Crescent office assigned a hot line to provide assistance which is: (0096170600349).

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