Inside the Middle East
July 19, 2011
Posted: 300 GMT

Lebanon's prime minister has said his government will support the United Nations-backed tribunal that is investigating the killing of a previous Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

"Whatever we can do from our side," Najib Mikati told CNN’s Richard Quest, "we are going to do it fully."

Hariri, a wealthy entrepreneur turned politician, died when his motorcade passed a bomb that exploded in Beirut on February 14, 2005.

Supporters say he was killed because of his opposition to Syrian influence in Lebanon. His death prompted mass protests that led to the withdrawal of Syrian troops who had been in Lebanon for nearly 30 years.

Read the full interview on CNN Arabic here.

Filed under: General •Hezbollah •Lebanon •Syria

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Ashamed Lebanese   July 19th, 2011 9:28 am ET

"If I am still walking then I am not dead" @ 1:52. What are you a 5 year old???

I still can't believe that these are the answers of a multibillion dollar business man.

Gergi abdullah ader   August 9th, 2011 2:25 pm ET

come one man, nothing will happen.. hizbala rules lebanon..nothing will happen to the people that killed harriri... enough with the speeches! that's all lebanon's politicians do best. no one has the marbells to touch hizballa....

might as well call it ... libzalla instead of lebanon..

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