Fiji voices willingness to assist Lebanon after Beirut blasts

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SUVA, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Fiji voiced its willingness on Wednesday to assist Lebanon after the latter's capital Beirut was rocked by huge explosions on Tuesday.

Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said on Wednesday that Fijians are saddened and stunned by the blasts and Fijian peacekeepers in Lebanon are ready to assist if called upon.

"Fijians are saddened and stunned by the devastating explosions at Beirut Port in Lebanon. Our prayers are with the families of the victims, the thousands who have been injured, and the staff of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon. Our peacekeepers in the region are ready to help in any way we can."

Two huge explosions rocked Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, leaving at least 73 people dead and 3,000 others injured.

The cause of the blasts remains unknown, but Lebanese Interior Minister Mohammad Fahmi said the explosive chemicals stored at Port of Beirut may have led to the explosions. Enditem

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