Turkey says it is ready to help rebuild port of Beirut
Lebanese army member stands at the site of Tuesday’s blast, at Beirut’s port area, Lebanon, August 7, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Turkey is ready to help rebuild the port of Beirut, which was destroyed by a massive blast on Tuesday, Turkish Vice-President Fuat Oktay said during a visit to Lebanon on Saturday.
Turkey’s port of Mersin, on the Mediterranean, is ready to assist the port of Beirut, he said, without elaborating.