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Lebanon aftermath: Iran’s Zarif criticises western response

As diplomats negotiate the makeup of the next government, the people of Beirut are just trying to get through the day.

Iran’s foreign minister has criticised western countries for demanding political change in Lebanon as a condition for providing financial aid to the country.

Mohammad Javad Zarif was the latest high-profile figure to visit Beirut as attention turns to recovery and reconstruction in the aftermath of the port explosion.

Al Jazeera’s Stefanie Dekker reports from Beirut, Lebanon.