Israel may offer to supply Lebanon with humanitarian aid following the massive explosion in Beirut on Tuesday evening, according to Middle East expert Shimrit Meir. Meir does not believe that Lebanon would accept any assistance from Israel. Hezbollah, which effectively controls their government, would certainly not allow it in any case.
Shortly after making her tweet, Defense Minister Gantz and Foreign Minister Ashkenazi announced that they offered Israel’s assistance to the government of Lebanon. The offer was made through a third country.
It remains to be seen what kind of assistance Israel offers, if Lebanon were to accept. Read more at JP