Minister for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Natural Disaster Relief Yevgeny Zinichev updated Vladimir Putin on the relief work carried out in Lebanon following the powerful blast that took place in the port of Beirut on August 4, 2020. In particular, he spoke about the search-and-rescue operation and the medical aid provided to hundreds of injured people, as well as the work to counter the coronavirus infection done by Rospotrebnadzor specialists that are part of the group.
The Minister reported that the Emergencies Ministry group had finished its work and would gradually be withdrawn from Lebanon.
Condolences to President of Lebanon Michel Aoun
August 4, 2020