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August 24, 2010

August 24, 2010 - Now Lebanon - An-Nahar: European head of state says STL to issue indictment in December

An-Nahar newspaper reported on Tuesday that the head of state of an unnamed European country has information that the Special Tribunal for Lebanon’s (STL) pending indictment will be issued in December.

According to the daily, the European head of state hoped no negative reactions would be generated from any party after the indictment is issued.

He also said that his country will support the STL’s indictment when it is issued, adding that he is not aware about the its content.

Tension is high in Lebanon after reports said that the STL will soon issue its indictment in the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah recently claimed his party members would be named in the tribunal’s pending indictment.

On August 9, Nasrallah showed video footage and the confession of an alleged spy, which he said, implicate Israel in the Rafik Hariri murder.

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