Nasrallah calls on Lebanese to boycott Hariri tribunal

October 29, 2010 04:00

BEIRUT— The leader of Hizbullah called Thursday on all Lebanese to boycott the UN tribunal investigating the 2005 assassination of a former prime minister, saying all information gathered by the team was being sent to Israel.

In a reaction late Thursday, the tribunal criticized Nasrallah's boycott appeal and vowed to continue its investigation."Any call to boycott the tribunal is a deliberate attempt to obstruct justice," the court said in a statement. "The Special Tribunal for Lebanon will continue to rely on full cooperation by the Lebanese government and the support of the international community in fulfilling its mandate, in accordance with its statute."

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