Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General – on Lebanon
The Secretary-General takes note of the sentencing judgement delivered by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) in which Mr. Hassan Habib Merhi and Mr. Hussein Hassan Oneissi were sentenced to life imprisonment for the crimes they committed in relation to the 14 February 2005 attack in Beirut that killed former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 21 others, and injured 226 more.
Mr. Merhi and Mr. Oneissi remain at large.
The Secretary-General’s thoughts are with the victims of the 14 February attack, and their families.
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