The Brazilian Government has learned, with deep sorrow, of the criminal attack that occurred in Burj el-Barajneh, south of Beirut, capital of Lebanon, which caused dozens of deaths. Brazil condemns, in the strongest terms, the attack claimed by the self-styled "Islamic State" terrorist group, and conveys its condolences to the families of the victims and to the people and Government of Lebanon.
The Brazilian Government reiterates its support for the commitment of the Lebanese Government in maintaining the stability of the country and endorses the Lebanese policy of avoiding involvement in the conflicts in the region.
There is no report of Brazilian citizens among the victims of the attack. The Embassy of Brazil in Beirut continues to follow the situation closely.