Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun said Wednesday that the material damage caused by the explosions that took place next week in the port of the state capital, Beirut, was at least $ 15,000 million (approximately $ 12,720 million). Euro).
Aoun has indicated through a series of messages on his account on the social network Twitter that he passed this calculation on to King Felipe VI during a phone call they had during the day, before adding that it was an initial estimate.
He also stressed that he is committed to ensuring that the investigation “has the full scope” when it comes to clarifying who was responsible for what happened and “the whole truth about the explosion, its circumstances and those responsible at all levels.” reveal”.
The President also denied that there had been inaction given the information about the presence of 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate in the exploding camp, stressing that the authorities were “notified” upon receipt of the notice.