The emergency donor conference for Lebanon was co-organized by France and the United Nations to bring humanitarian emergency aid to Lebanon.
The financial aid will be “directly delivered to the Lebanese population,” donors nations said. #Lebanon‘s politicians have become pariahs at home & abroad, treated like greedy thieves who would steal even this desperately-needed aid from their people.
Chair’s summary of int’l support conf for Beirut co-org by France and UN [total 29 countries, 6 int’l org] reaffirmed emergency assistance will go directly to Lebanese population, circumventing govt + condition of reforms for bailout + re-upped offer of assistance for inquiry
participants agreed that assistance shld be timely, sufficient and consistent w/needs of the Lebanese ppl, well-coordinated under leadership UN, directly delivered to the Lebanese population”
“Assistance for an impartial, credible and independent inquiry on the explosion of August 4th is immediately needed and available, upon request of Lebanon.”
“Further to emergency assistance, partners stand ready to support the eco and financial recovery of Lebanon, which requires, as part of a stabilization strategy, that Lebanese authorities fully commit themselves to timely measures and reforms expected by the Lebanese people”