Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message expressed sympathy with Lebanese people over the deadly blast which claimed the lives of scores of people.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the great and resilient people of Lebanon,” Zarif wrote in his Twitter account late on Tuesday.
“As always, Iran is fully prepared to render assistance in any way necessary,” Zarif added.
“Stay strong, Lebanon,” he reiterated.
Meanwhile, Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi voiced Iran’s readiness for helping Lebanese brothers and sisters after a massive blast hit the country’s capital.
A massive explosion rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut leaving a very high number of casualties.Zarif sympathizes with Lebanon over deadly blast