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Iran ready to help Lebanon after deadly Beirut blast: Zarif tweets

FILE PHOTO: Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a news conference at the Untied Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran is ready to help Lebanon in any way necessary, tweeted Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif after a deadly explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the great and resilient people of Lebanon. As always, Iran is fully prepared to render assistance in any way necessary. Stay strong, Lebanon,” Zarif tweeted.

Writing by Parisa Hafezi; Editing by Chris Reese

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