Syrian rebels demand Hezbollah apology to free Lebanese

By REUTERS
May 31, 2012 23:16

 
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BEIRUT - Syrian rebels in Aleppo province said in a statement that Lebanese Shi'ite hostages were with them and "are in good health", the news channel Al Jazeera reported on Thursday.

They also said negotiations to release them could start only after Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, an ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad, apologizes for a speech in which he told the kidnappers that the incident would not change his group's stance on the unrest in Syria.

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