September 2011
Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition);9/17/2011, Vol. 141 Issue 1269, p3
The article reports on the pledge of Prime Minister Najib Mikati to pay Lebanon's 49 percent share in the funding of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL). It states that the move is made due to the commitment of Lebanon to the implementation of United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution 1701 and to cooperate with the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL). Furthermore, Mikati is calling on Israel to respect Lebanon's sovereignty and on Hizbullah to disarm.


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