A Greek woman is among those killed in the deadly blasts in Beirut, while five other members of the Greek community are injured, two in a serious condition, according to the Foreign Ministry’s information, which is in constant contact with the Lebanese authorities for the identification of victims with Greek citizenship.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias, contacted the Prime Minister of Lebanon, Hassan Diab, to whom he conveyed Greece’s solidarity and full support to the suffering people of Lebanon, which so far counts over 135 dead, 5,000 wounded, dozens missing and 300,000 homeless people due to this immense tragedy.

Furthermore, Mr. Dendias expressed our country’s readiness to assist with humanitarian aid. Greek aid to Lebanon includes first, an EMAK mission to strengthen the rescue operation, accompanied by Deputy Foreign Minister Kostas Fragogiannis.