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


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 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.

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 12 August 2020, 21:39

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

Thumb zahle_nights007 13 August 2020, 01:41

Hang him!!