Head of UN Hariri assassination tribunal for Lebanon arrives in Beirut

23.11.2011                      26.Cheschwan. 5772

Libanon:

Head of UN Hariri assassination tribunal for Lebanon arrives in Beirut

Judge David Baragwanath will warn Lebanese officials that he must inform UN Security Council in writing in Lebanon refuses to pay its share of funds to the tribunal.

The president of the United Nations Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), which is probing the assassination of former Lebanese premier Rafik Hariri, arrived in Beirut on Wednesday, to discuss the country's delay in paying its share in funding the court, a government source told dpa.
Judge David Baragwanath is scheduled to meet Lebanese officials, where he will warn them that he must inform the UN Security Council "in writing" if Lebanon refuses to pay its 49 percent share of funds to the STL, the source said….