Macron announces fundraising for Lebanon during visit to Beirut


French President Emmanuel Macron visited blast-torn Beirut on Thursday, the first foreign leader to do so, when he announced that France will organize an international fundraising conference with other international donors to provide food, medicine, housing and other urgent aid, but warned  that 'if reforms are not made, Lebanon will continue to sink'.

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While Lebanese officials targeted in the investigation into the massive blast that tore through Beirut sought to shift blame for the presence of explosives at the city's port, visiting French president Emmanuel Macron warned Thursday that without serious reforms the country would "continue to sink," reports CBC.