Lebanon: Opposition declares end to strike

January 23, 2007 22:03

The Hizbullah-led opposition announced Tuesday it was ending a general strike and blockade of roads that has paralyzed the country and led to violent clashes, a spokesman for the opposition said. The spokesman, who spoke on condition of anonymity pending a formal statement, said late Tuesday that the strike had "achieved its goals" and served as a warning to the government. However, he warned of more protests later.

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