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Trump promised to "substantially" to help Lebanon

The President of the United States Donald trump promised a "substantial" assistance to Lebanon.

"Many countries are going to help," trump said to reporters on Sunday. The US President participated in a meeting of the group leaders for assistance to Lebanon, which convened the President of France Emmanuel macron.

The army vacated the building of the Ministry of foreign Affairs in Beirut from protesters

The Lebanese army released the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the protesters without meeting the resistance, told RIA Novosti source in the security agencies.

Earlier it was reported that the rioters also broke into the buildings of the ministries of economy, environment and energy.

The number of victims in the protests in Beirut have reached 490 people

The number of victims in clashes between protesters and security forces in Beirut increased to 490 people, according to the Lebanese TV channel "al-Manar" referring to the operational headquarters in the emergency service and the salvation of Islamic society.

"During clashes between security forces and protesters in Central Beirut and injured 490 people", - informs television channel.

In Beirut, the army vacated the buildings of two ministries from protesters

The Lebanese army freed the building of the ministries of foreign Affairs, of economy and energy in Beirut that captured the protesters, the TV channel "al-Arabiya al-Hadas".

As the correspondent of RIA Novosti, "on the streets of the Lebanese capital at the moment, came back calm."

During the riots in Beirut suffered 70 police officers

More than 70 police officers were injured, one killed in riots in Beirut, said the main Directorate of General security of Lebanon.

"During the execution of the task of maintaining order and safety at demonstrations in downtown Beirut on August 8, which resulted in the riots, died a Martyr killed Sergeant Tawfiq al-Doueihi and more than 70 members of the security forces were injured," - said in a statement.