Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Wikilleaks: Disarming Hezbollah through the Hariri tribunal


... French diplomat, Herve Besanceau, in meetings of officials from the U.S. Embassy in Paris, with representatives from the French Foreign Ministry & the Elysee (Cable number 05PARIS6580 September 26, 2005) stressed the need for linking the UNSC Res. 1559 (2004), which focused on disarming Hezbollah, with resolution 1595 (2005), which established the STL. Besanseau told the Americans: «We have to move in stages, and stress the priority of resolution 1595 ahead of 1559; The implementation of the first help should prepare the ground for that of the second, as Hezbollah will lose all justifications for maintaining its military capabilities».... (Original english copy will be posted as soon as available)

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