US urges Lebanon to act on Hariri indictments

By REUTERS
June 30, 2011 22:47

WASHINGTON - The United States on Thursday welcomed a UN-backed tribunal's indictments in the 2005 assassination of Lebanese statesman Rafik Hariri and urged Lebanon's government to act on them.

State Department spokesman Mark Toner said the indictments and four arrest warrants marked "an important step towards justice and ending impunity for political assassinations in Lebanon."


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