China News Service, August 6th. According to the Russian Satellite Network, Lebanese Minister of Economy Raoul Nehme said on the 6th that Lebanon will not be able to deal with the consequences of the Beirut bombing independently. The solution is to cooperate with the International Monetary Fund. (IMF) cooperation.
According to news on August 6, a violent explosion occurred in the port area of Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, on the 4th local time, causing heavy casualties. The picture shows the comparison before and after the explosion in the Beirut port area, with a gap in the land of the port.
Nehem said on the Sky News Arabia program: “Lebanon does not have the financial means to deal with the consequences of the explosion. We are seeking international assistance and the only solution is to cooperate with the International Monetary Fund.”
He said that the grain storage terminal at Beirut Port has been completely damaged.
He added: "We need time to assess the damage caused by the explosion."
Beirut Governor Marwan Aboud (Marwan Aboud) said on the 5th that the damage caused by the port explosion may exceed the previously announced figure, reaching 15 billion US dollars.
On the evening of August 4, local time, a violent explosion occurred in the Beirut port area. According to Agence France-Presse, the explosion has caused about 5,000 injuries and 137 deaths.