Turkey says it is ready to help rebuild port of Beirut

FILE PHOTO: Debris are seen on the street near Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque following Tuesday's blast in Beirut's port area, Lebanon August 8, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Turkey is ready to help rebuild the port of Beirut, which was destroyed by a massive blast on Tuesday, Turkish Vice-President Fuat Oktay said during a visit to Lebanon on Saturday.

Turkey’s port of Mersin, on the Mediterranean, is ready to assist the port of Beirut, he said, without elaborating.

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