| 22 October 2021, Friday |

France expresses deep concern over recent violence in Beirut: Foreign Ministry reports

France is deeply concerned over the recent hindering of the smooth running of the investigation into the Beirut port blast that took place on August 4, 2020, and the violence that has occurred in this context, spokesperson of the French Foreign Ministry said in a statement distributed by the French Embassy in Beirut.

“France calls on all parties for de-escalation,” the Ministry added.