Emmanuel Macron, Lebanon

Emmanuel Macron, Lebanon

France's Macron to host donor conference for blast-stricken Lebanon

France's Macron to host donor conference for blast-stricken Lebanon

9/8/2020 2:35:00 PM

France's Macron to host donor conference for blast-stricken Lebanon

[PARIS] French President Emmanuel Macron will host US President Donald Trump and other political leaders on Sunday for a United Nations-endorsed donors' conference by video to raise emergency relief for Lebanon following this week's massive explosion in Beirut. Read more at The Business Times.

French President Emmanuel Macron will host US President Donald Trump and other political leaders on Sunday for a United Nations-endorsed donors' conference by video to raise emergency relief for Lebanon following this week's massive explosion in Beirut.

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PHOTO: REUTERS[PARIS] French President Emmanuel Macron will host US President Donald Trump and other political leaders on Sunday for a United Nations-endorsed donors' conference by video to raise emergency relief for Lebanon following this week's massive explosion in Beirut.

Lebanon was already mired in deep political and economic crisis when the blast ripped through its main port on Tuesday, killing 158 people, injuring more than 6,000 and destroying a swathe of the city.Rebuilding Beirut could run into the billions of dollars. Economists forecast the blast could wipe up to 25 per cent off of the country's gross domestic product. headtopics.com

Many Lebanese are angry at the government's response and say the disaster highlighted the negligence of a corrupt political elite. Protesters stormed government ministries in Beirut and trashed the offices of the Association of Lebanese Banks on Saturday.

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France's Macron hosts Trump for virtual donor conference on LebanonPARIS (AFP) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday (Aug 9) hosts US President Donald Trump and other representatives for a UN-backed virtual conference to drum up aid for Lebanon after the devastating Beirut port blast.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

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France's Macron to host donor conference for blast-stricken LebanonFrench President Emmanuel Macron will host U.S. President Donald Trump and other political leaders on Sunday for a U.N.-endorsed donors' ...

France's Macron hosts Trump for virtual donor conference on LebanonPARIS (AFP) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday (Aug 9) hosts US President Donald Trump and other representatives for a UN-backed virtual conference to drum up aid for Lebanon after the devastating Beirut port blast.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Trump says he will join international aid conference call for LebanonWASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump said on Friday (Aug 7) he will join a conference call with Lebanon 's president and other world leaders on Sunday (Aug 9) to discuss aid to Lebanon in the wake of this week's devastating Beirut port explosion.. Read more at straitstimes.com.