Brazil Will Offer Lebanon Actual Support & ‘More Than Just A Gesture’

@marciodnmoraes | AP

On Wednesday, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro announced that Brazil is ready to extend help to after the huge explosion at the port destroyed part of the city. 

“Brazil is going to do more than a gesture,” he said, “something concrete, to assist, in part, those tens of thousands of people who are in a very tough situation.”

With the population of Lebanese in Brazil even higher than the number of citizens in , and probably in any other country, Brazil and have very strong ties. 

According to Reuters, the Brazilian government is in contact with Lebanese community representatives in São Paulo to coordinate the type of aid it will send to via military aircraft. 

The global response to ’s crisis as well as the reaction and resilience of the Lebanese people is hopeful and positive. will get through this.

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