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Hezbollah vows to block arrests over Hariri killing

11-12-2010 08:54 BJT

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The leader of Lebanese Shiite armed group Hezbollah says his party will not allow the arrest of any of its members by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.

The international tribunal is probing the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafiq al-Hariri. Tensions over the international investigation have mounted in recent months. Western media reports say the tribunal is moving toward indicting what they call "rogue" members of the organization.

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has reiterated his view that the tribunal is a tool employed by the US and Israel "to target resistance" against the Jewish State.

Editor:Du Xiaodan |Source: CNTV

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