Russian Embassy in Beirut Has No Information on Reported Terrorist Attacks

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The Russian embassy in Beirut has not received any information regarding media reports of alleged terrorist attacks targeting the embassy building in the Lebanese capital, an embassy representative told Sputnik on Thursday.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Lebanese The Daily Star daily cited security sources as saying Russian officials feared the Russian embassy and cultural centers in Beirut may be targeted by terrorist attacks.

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"Our authorities asked to pass on to you that we do not have this information, we didn't receive it," the representative said commenting on the reports.

Two suicide bombings hit the outskirts of the Lebanese capital of Beirut on November 12, claiming the lives of at least 43 people.

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