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The international community is collecting around 200 million euros for the reconstruction of Beirut

August 9, 2020

Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has announced that the international aid video conference for Lebanon after the big explosion on Tuesday resulted in a € 200 million collection for the reconstruction of the state capital, Beirut, which destroyed the port and much of the city.

France has, among other things, pledged 50 million euros; Germany 20 million euros; Kuwait, around 40 million euros; The European Commission, 63 million euros and Qatar, around 50 million euros, according to data from the Lebanese chain Al Yadid.

“The participants agreed that their aid should be timely, sufficient and in accordance with the needs of the Lebanese people, well coordinated under the leadership of the United Nations and delivered directly to the Lebanese people with maximum efficiency and transparency,” said it in the final declaration. collected by Bloomberg.

The international community is collecting around 200 million euros for the reconstruction of BeirutThe international community is collecting around 200 million euros for the reconstruction of Beirut

That figure exceeds the United Nations’ estimate of 115 million euros required to rebuild the city.

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