18.01.2011 13.Shevat, 5771
Obama welcomes first indictment in Hariri assassination
Names not publicized, amid reports Khamenei is among them; Israeli officials watch events in Lebanon unfurl but are careful not to comment so as not to be seen as intervening; Hizbullah blames US for indictment.
US President Barack Obama on Monday said he welcomes the first indictment in the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri.
In a statement Monday, Obama called the indictment by a UN tribunal in Lebanon an important step toward ending the era of impunity for murder in the country and achieving justice for its people….