Iran would “render assistance in any way necessary” Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted, while Saudi Arabia expressed its full solidarity with Lebanon.
Furthermore, Israel said in a statement that it had “approached Lebanon through international security and diplomatic channels and has offered the Lebanese government medical and humanitarian assistance”.
The German foreign ministry said the blast has affected the city embassy.
“We cannot for the moment exclude German nationals figuring among the dead and wounded,” it said in a statement.
BEIRUT PORT BLAST
The situation in Lebanon now
Lebanon is experiencing political turmoil, with street demonstrations against the government’s handling of the worst economic crisis since the 1975-1990 civil war.
Besides, Many blame the ruling elite who have dominated politics for years and amassed their own wealth.
Though the people have to deal with daily power cuts, a lack of safe drinking water and limited public healthcare.
There has also been tension on the border with Israel, which said last week that it had thwarted an attempt by Hezbollah to infiltrate Israeli territory.
But an Israeli official has told the BBC that “Israel has no connection” to the Beirut blast.
Ultimately, the blast happened close to the scene of the huge car bombing which killed ex-PM Hariri.
Eventually, the Tuesday blast also came days before the long-awaited verdict in the trial at a special court in the Netherlands of four men accused of orchestrating the attack.
Saudi Arabia’s foreign ministry also expressed its great concern
Finally, Saudi Arabia’s foreign ministry also expressed its great concern after the devastating explosion, according to the state news agency.
In conclusion, the statement also affirmed the kingdom’s full support and solidarity with the Lebanese people.
Meanwhile, Hezbollah said all country’s political powers must to overcome the “painful catastrophe” and unite after the tragedy.