US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered condolences to those affected by the Beirut explosions that killed more than 50 people and wounded thousands of others on Tuesday.
I’d like to extend my deepest condolences to all those affected by the massive explosion at the port of Beirut on August 4. We are monitoring and stand ready to assist the people of Lebanon as they recover from this horrible tragedy.— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) August 4, 2020
Praying for the safety of the people of Lebanon. The President has been briefed. We continue to monitor the situation closely.— Alyssa Farah (@Alyssafarah) August 4, 2020