French President warns Lebanon must not “slide into chaos”

The French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that Lebanon must not be allowed to slide into chaos, following the devastating explosion in the capital Beirut. He was speaking at a virtual donor conference hosted with the United States. Officials say 220 people are now known to have died, with more than 7,000 injured in the explosion at Beirut's main port. There have been more clashes with police in the city during anti-government protests.

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