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Beirut blast puts ‘Lebanon’s future at stake’, world leaders told in emergency meeting – Sydney Morning Herald

Scott Morrison will boost Australia’s support for survivors of the deadly Beirut explosion by a further $3 million.

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Emmanuel Macron and the United Nations on Sunday night Australian-time.
The Prime Minister pledged a further $3 million in humanitarian aid on top of the $2 million he promised hours after last week’s disaster.
Morrison told leaders, including US President Donald Trump, that although Australia was far from Lebanon, it was joining the international effort as a leading member of the global community and because Australia has longstanding ties to the country – particularly through the large Leban…

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