Ukraine passes Lebanon humanitarian aid

Source : 112 Ukraine

The cargo includes medications and flour
11:41, 19 August 2020

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The Ukrainian government has passed a humanitarian cargo for Lebanon, so that the country can cope with consequences of explosions in Beirut. Press office of the State Emergencies Service reported that on August 19.

The cargo includes medications and 800 kilograms of flour. The contents' net price makes roughly USD 300,000. The overall weight makes 4.75 tons.

The drugs include anti-hemorrhagic and anti-clot medications, painkillers, bandages, surgical strips and other stuff.

Related: Lebanon as arena of external players' confrontation

On August 4, the video of explosions in Beirut, the capital and the largest city of Lebanon, appeared on social media. The media reported that the number of deceased is at least 159 people, about 6,000 people wounded. The city's surroundings turned into ruins.

Later, mass protests started in the city. On August 9, Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab, under protesters' pressure, agreed to hold early elections in the country. On August 10, the Lebanese government resigned due to the explosion and its consequences.

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