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Ambassador Abdul Karim: Syrian Embassy doors are open to help the Syrians affected by Beirut port explosion

Beirut, (ST) - The Syrian Ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Abdul Karim, affirmed that the doors of the embassy are open to provide aid and assistance to the Syrians in Beirut, especially those affected by the massive explosion that hit Beirut port and killed dozens of people.

Abdul Karim in a telephone call with the Syrian TV channel on Wednesday spoke about the procedures that could be taken by the Embassy to help the Syrians in Lebanon , “The doors of the Embassy are open to all who need help, and the Embassy staff monitor, follow up and receive humanitarian cases that want to return to Syria and provide them with facilities”.

He indicated that there is full cooperation and substantial facilities from the relevant authorities in Syria, as well as from the concerned authorities in the Lebanese Public Security and the Lebanese Ministry of Interior.

Ambassador Abdul Karim expressed Syria's sympathy and solidarity with brotherly Lebanon, and that it was affected as government and people by the horrific explosion in the port of Beirut on Tuesday, which killed a number of innocent people and injured others, and caused enormous damage to buildings and public and private facilities.

Raghda Sawas