On Fifth Anniversary of Killing of Former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri, Secretary-General Reaffirms UN Commitment to Bring Those Responsible to Justice

12 February 2010
SG/SM/12745

On Fifth Anniversary of Killing of Former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri, Secretary-General Reaffirms UN Commitment to Bring Those Responsible to Justice

12 February 2010
Secretary-General
SG/SM/12745
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

On Fifth Anniversary of Killing of Former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri,


Secretary-General Reaffirms UN Commitment to Bring Those Responsible to Justice


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:


As Lebanon marks the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attack that took the lives of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri and 22 others, the Secretary-General stands with the people of Lebanon in commemorating the life and achievements of Mr. Hariri and renews his condolences to the families of the victims of this terrible crime.


The Secretary-General reaffirms the commitment of the United Nations to the efforts of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon to uncover the truth, so as to bring those responsible to justice and end impunity in Lebanon.


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