“My wife and I wanted you to know how deeply we feel for all the people of Lebanon following the horrific explosion in Beirut which has resulted in the tragic death of so many and caused such unimaginable devastation,” his statement read. “Our hearts go out to all those who have lost loved ones and all those who have been so terribly injured. However inadequate it may be, we did just want to assure you, dear Mr. President, that you and your people are very much in our thoughts and special prayers at this desperately sad time.”
The Countess of Wessex also spoke out about her “fond memories” of visiting the country last year. “My thoughts are with all those affected by this tragic incident, as well as everyone supporting them. My prayers go out to the victims and their families," part of her statement read.
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