Blast Damage Cost Tops $15 Billion, Aoun Tells Spain King

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The massive blast at Beirut port on August 4 caused more than $15 billion in damages, President Michel Aoun said Wednesday.

"Preliminary estimates of the losses suffered following the port explosion top 15 billion dollars," he was quoted as telling Spain's King Felipe in a phone call, in a message on the presidency's Twitter account.

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Thumb tric.portugal 12 August 2020, 20:33

when the Shias and Sunnis controled the State without a cristhians president ( was a time that Lebanon assist in silence to a HUge atacks against the Cristhians in Levant ), the Catholiq King of Spain visited Lebanon to demonstrated solidarity with the Lebanese Cristhianity !!!

Missing opinion101 13 August 2020, 07:21

habiby just write in Farsi it will be easier for you. I've read your post several times and it doesn't make sense

Thumb eagledawn 12 August 2020, 20:42

“بتبقى انت الحلم، والحلم ما بيشيخ"
الله يحميك
بي الكل

A fearless man - A real leader - A true statesman.

Thumb s.o.s 12 August 2020, 21:15

Death to Aoun and his crooked family!

!ثورة. !ثورة. !ثورة

Missing samiam 12 August 2020, 21:19

and he won't see a penny of it because countries know now to give donations in kind and not in cash to the corrupt leaders.

Thumb canadianleb 12 August 2020, 21:38

He still thinks he is relevant. I hope he gets what's coming to him.

Thumb i.report 12 August 2020, 21:39

How much did Aoun and FPM amass over the years? How many billions did they steal?

Thumb tric.portugal 12 August 2020, 22:02

lets gonna freeze the Whaabi money in West to build Lebanon !!!

Thumb zahle_nights007 13 August 2020, 01:41

Hang him!!

Missing opinion101 13 August 2020, 07:15

So I take any money he (the country) receives isn't his responsibility either? Can't our religious leaders hold a sermon for him to meet God real soon or something