US urges Hezbollah not to impede Lebanon tribunal

[JURIST] US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton [official profile] has urged Hezbollah [CFR backgrounder; JURIST news archive] not to resort to violence [text] in an attempt to impede the investigation of the UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) [official website] into the 2005 murder of former Lebanese prime minister Rafiq Hariri [JURIST news archive]. In an interview published Friday by the Lebanese Newspaper An-Nahar [official website], Clinton reiterated US support for Lebanon and noted that the work of the STL…

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