French President Macron has pressured Lebanese leaders to agree on a new prime minister and has threatened sanctions on politicians if they do not push through with reforms.
The country's deeply divided political class has so far failed to reach any consensus on a suitable candidate to be prime minister, a position always held by a Sunni Muslim.
The effects of an August 4 blast were felt all over the Lebanese capital but some of the worst damage was in the Gemayzeh and Mar Mikhael neighbourhoods a short distance from the port.
Lebanon's President Michel Aoun has rejected any international probe into the catastrophic Beirut port blast, saying a missile or negligence could have been responsible as rescuers desperately combed the rubble for survivors.
Turkey’s top officials have visited Lebanon’s capital following a massive deadly explosion shaking Beirut this week.
The EU move came as France President Macron said that France will organise a conference in the next few days to raise money for food, medicine, housing and other urgent aid.
French President Emmanuel Macron's visit comes as residents of Beirut vented their fury at Lebanon's leaders, blaming them for the deadly explosion that ravaged the capital.
Frantic Lebanese set up social media pages to search for missing loved ones, many of whom are believed to be stuck under rubble after a mammoth port blast split through Lebanon's capital, leaving 300,000 homeless.
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