ArmInfo. Two aircrafts with humanitarian aid from Armenia and Artsakh were delivered to Beirut.
Thus, on August 9, a special flight with humanitarian aid from Artsakh was sent from Yerevan to Beirut. A note was left on the boxes with humanitarian aid: "From the people of Artsakh to Lebanon."
Another plane with humanitarian aid from Yerevan left for Beirut on the evening of August 8, Armenia sent these flights to friendly Lebanon with medicines and medical supplies. Another special flight from Armenia to Lebanon is scheduled for August 11.
It should be noted that on August 7, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced that 12 tons of humanitarian aid will be sent by the first plane to friendly Lebanon. "Two more flights with humanitarian aid will take place next week. An Armenian delegation consisting of representatives of the RA government, the National Assembly and the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund will also leave for Beirut," Pashinyan said.
Pashinyan also said at the meeting of the executive body that Armenia had already declared its readiness to provide the necessary assistance to overcome the consequences of the tragedy in Lebanon and would provide assistance to the Lebanese government and the Armenian community.
In his words, the RA government, through the country's Foreign Ministry and the office of the High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs, is in constant contact with the Lebanese government and the local Armenian community. At present, Nikol Pashinyan continued, the amount of this aid is being determined, which will become targeted. At the same time, the Prime Minister noted, all those benefactors who wish to take part in the restoration of Beirut can transfer funds to a special account in the RA Central Bank, opened by the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund. "Armenia is next to our brothers and sisters in Beirut, and will make every effort to provide assistance and get Lebanon out of this difficult situation," the head of the Armenian government stressed.