Aug 06, 2020 06:22 UTC

The Iranian Red Crescent Society has sent the first batch of its humanitarian assistance to Lebanon in the wake of a massive deadly blast in Beirut.

Chief of the Iranian Red Crescent Society Karim Hemmati said Iranian charities and medical staff have declared their readiness to be deployed to Lebanon if needed. He said the health ministry has also offered to start the treatment of injured Lebanese in Iran.