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UN chief Antonio Guterres calls for halt to Lebanon violence

Reuters WORLD
Published October 14,2021

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls on all concerned in Lebanon to immediately halt acts of violence and refrain from provocative actions or inflammatory rhetoric, a U.N. spokesman said on Thursday.

Guterres reiterates the need for an impartial, thorough and transparent investigation into the 2020 explosion at the port of Beirut, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters.