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IPU statement on explosions in Beirut

Beirut explosion

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The IPU and the parliamentary community express their shock and sadness at the devastation and loss of life caused by the blasts in Beirut, Lebanon on Tuesday 4 August.

We convey our deepest condolences to those who have lost loved ones, wish a speedy recovery to those who have been injured, and express our solidarity with all those affected by the explosions.

The IPU and its Member Parliaments stand with the people of Lebanon in these exceptionally difficult times.