Tehran (IP) - The chief of Iran's Presidential Staff said the Iranian nation and government understand the difficult situation of the Lebanese nation and government and stand by them.

Iran Press/Iran News: Mahmoud Vaezi wrote on his Twitter account on Friday that the Iranian nation and government understand the difficult situation of the Lebanese nation and government, expressing sympathy and solidarity with them.

He added Tehran will spare no effort to help the Lebanese. 

A powerful explosion took place on August 4 at warehouse No. 12 in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, causing extensive financial and human losses.

The blast has so far killed more than 150 people and injured about 5,000, according to the Lebanese Ministry of Health.

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