'Blame on Hizbullah for Hariri hit'

Nasrallah says UN tribunal will implicate his group in assassination.

nasrallah 311 (photo credit: AP)
nasrallah 311
(photo credit: AP)
Hizbullah's spiritual leader Hassan Nasrallah Thursday announced that a UN tribunal investigating the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri would likely implicate Hizbullah members of involvement in the murder.
"I was personally informed by Prime Minister [Saad] Hariri [son of the slain Rafik Hariri] that the tribunal will accuse undisciplined members" of Hizbullah, Nassrallah was quoted by AFP as saying in a video-based press conference.RELATED:Hariri warns of 'more violence, war'Obama to Hariri: Hizbullah must be disarmedEarlier in July, Nasrallah had attacked the tribunal's impending charges against his group as "fabricated."
When the UN tribunal was established in 2006, many in Lebanon alleged that Hizbullah was seeking to have it quashed.
Saad Hariri’s pro-Western faction has increasingly made statements supportive of Hizbullah – which wields veto power within his government coalition – and reached out to Syria as part of a complicated political dance in the fractious country. Before his trip to Washington, Hariri stopped in Damascus for consultations with Syrian President Basher Assad.
Hilary Leila Kreiger contributed to this report.