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French President Emmanuel Macron aims to raise at least $350 million in emergency aid for Lebanon

FRANCE24, 04 Aug 2021
French President Emmanuel #Macron aims to raise at least $350 million in emergency aid for #Lebanon on Wednesday at a donor conference held on the first anniversary of a massive blast that gutted part of #Beirut.
The August 4, 2020 #explosion in Beirut port killed at least 214 people, traumatising the nation and bringing an already stuttering Lebanese economy closer to the brink of collapse.
Fuel, medicine and food have all grown scarce, but bickering between Lebanon's political parties has held up the formation of a new government, delaying a much-needed #international bailout.

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