Top Turkish officials on Tuesday expressed sorrow after a massive explosion rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut, tearing down a three-story building with many reported injured. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan , the President of Turkey , tweeted his condolences to Lebanese citizens after a huge explosion hit the Lebanon capital, Beirut.
He tweeted : "I offer my condolences to the relatives and relatives of the victims of the Beirut Port explosion, and I ask God Almighty to inspire them with patience and solace, and I hope a speedy recovery for those injured.We in Turkey will always stand with Lebanon and our Lebanese brothers."
In a tweet, Vice President Fuat Oktay conveyed his condolences to the Lebanese people, adding Ankara was ready to help.
He tweeted : "I wish God's mercy to those who lost their lives in the explosion in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, and condolences to the brotherly Lebanese people.We share the suffering of the Lebanese people. We are always willing to help as Turkey."
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in a tweet wished Allah's mercy upon the victims of the blast.
"Condolences to the brotherly and friendly people of #Lebanon. Hoping there won’t be any more losses. Ready to assist our Lebanese brothers & sisters in every way," Cavusoglu said.