Armenia offers humanitarian aid to Lebanon, assessment of needs underway

Save Share  15:46, 5 August, 2020 YEREVAN, AUGUST 5, ARMENPRESS. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a telephone conversation with President of Lebanon Michel Aoun over the Beirut blast consequences. “By expressing support and condolences regarding yesterday’s explosion and the deaths, I offered the Republic of Armenia’s help to the brotherly people of Lebanon. The Lebanese […]

Armenia offers humanitarian aid to Lebanon, assessment of needs underway

Save Share  15:46, 5 August, 2020 YEREVAN, AUGUST 5, ARMENPRESS. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a telephone conversation with President of Lebanon Michel Aoun over the Beirut blast consequences. “By expressing support and condolences regarding yesterday’s explosion and the deaths, I offered the Republic of Armenia’s help to the brotherly people of Lebanon. The Lebanese […]

UNIFIL’s Armenian contingent was never in danger during blast – foreign ministry

Save Share  15:53, 5 August, 2020 YEREVAN, AUGUST 5, ARMENPRESS. The Armenian peacekeepers of UNIFIL were not in danger at the time when the devastating blast hit Beirut, the foreign ministry told ARMENPRESS. Foreign ministry spokesperson Anna Naghdalyan told ARMENPRESS that the Armenian Embassy maintains constant contact with the peacekeepers. “Ambassador Atabekyan contacted them this […]

UNIFIL’s Armenian contingent was never in danger during blast – foreign ministry

Save Share  15:53, 5 August, 2020 YEREVAN, AUGUST 5, ARMENPRESS. The Armenian peacekeepers of UNIFIL were not in danger at the time when the devastating blast hit Beirut, the foreign ministry told ARMENPRESS. Foreign ministry spokesperson Anna Naghdalyan told ARMENPRESS that the Armenian Embassy maintains constant contact with the peacekeepers. “Ambassador Atabekyan contacted them this […]

French President Emmanuel Macron heading to Beirut

Save Share  16:22, 5 August, 2020 YEREVAN, AUGUST 5, ARMENPRESS. French President Emmanuel Macron is heading to Lebanon as a sign of solidarity after the deadly Beirut explosion. “I will go to Beirut tomorrow to meet the Lebanese people to bring them the message of fraternity and solidarity of the French”, he tweeted on Wednesday. […]

French President Emmanuel Macron heading to Beirut

Save Share  16:22, 5 August, 2020 YEREVAN, AUGUST 5, ARMENPRESS. French President Emmanuel Macron is heading to Lebanon as a sign of solidarity after the deadly Beirut explosion. “I will go to Beirut tomorrow to meet the Lebanese people to bring them the message of fraternity and solidarity of the French”, he tweeted on Wednesday. […]

Beirut explosion force amounts to approximately 10% of Hiroshima, says MIT professor

Save Share  17:27, 5 August, 2020 YEREVAN, AUGUST 5, ARMENPRESS. The massive explosion that ripped through Beirut on Tuesday and caused havoc has generated seismic waves equivalent of a magnitude 3.3 earthquake, CNN reported citing the United States Geological Survey. However, the magnitude 3.3 equivalent isn't, "directly comparable to an earthquake of similar size” because […]

Beirut explosion force amounts to approximately 10% of Hiroshima, says MIT professor

Save Share  17:27, 5 August, 2020 YEREVAN, AUGUST 5, ARMENPRESS. The massive explosion that ripped through Beirut on Tuesday and caused havoc has generated seismic waves equivalent of a magnitude 3.3 earthquake, CNN reported citing the United States Geological Survey. However, the magnitude 3.3 equivalent isn't, "directly comparable to an earthquake of similar size” because […]