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"Deeply shocked by news of massive explosions in Beirut and many casualties. My deepest condolences to the relatives and close ones of the victims," he tweeted on August 4.

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"I also wish speedy recovery to those injured. My thoughts are with the people of #Lebanon on this tragic day," he added.

Over 3,000 people were injured and at least 30 were killed in an explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, on August 4.