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The US Grants $17 Million In Aid To Lebanon After The Beirut Explosion

The US Grants $17 Million In Aid To Lebanon After The Beirut Explosion

The US authorities allocated $17 million to Lebanon as emergency aid after a strong explosion occurred in the seaport of Beirut, according to the US Embassy in the Lebanese capital.

"The US has already allocated $17 million in emergency aid to deal with the consequences of the terrible explosion. Washington will continue to support the people of Lebanon," the US diplomatic mission said in a message posted on Twitter. It also notes that aid includes, among other things, the supply of medicines and food.

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