Report: Hizbullah leaders refuse to meet with Jimmy Carter

Hizbullah officials have refused to meeting with former US president Jimmy Carter, Reuters reported Wednesday, quoting a Carter spokesman. Upon arrived in Beirut on Tuesday, Carter had said, "I understand that several leaders of Hizbullah said they were not going to meet with any president or former president of the United States, so I don't know yet." No official Hizbullah statement was reported. While in Lebanon, Carter said he will meet with Lebanese President Michel Suleiman and Lebanese Prime Minister Fuad Saniora. He is also scheduled to travel to Syria to meet with Syrian President Bashar Assad.