YEREVAN. – The number of Armenians killed in the explosion in Beirut is currently six. Anna Naghdalyan, spokesperson for the Republic of Armenia Ministry of Foreign Affairs (RA MFA), noted about this on Facebook.
"A working group has been set up at the MFA to coordinate—with the crisis structure of Lebanon—the provision of targeted assistance to Lebanon. The RA embassy in Lebanon is in constant contact with the relevant local authorities to jointly assess the needs of the Lebanese side and the scope of assistance.
In parallel, contact is maintained with Armenian community structures [in Beirut] to assess [their] needs.
The embassy in Lebanon is working in an emergency mode; there is a hotline," Naghdalyan added, in particular.