Hizbullah, Amal disapponted from UN report
Lebanon's two main Shiite movements Hizbullah and Amal called for a more serious probe of the murder of former Lebanese premier Rafiq Hariri, saying last week's UN report on the killing was a disappointment.
"The report did not conclude with the truth that the Lebanese were waiting for," the two movements said in a joint statement after a meeting of their leaders, AFP reported.
"Reaching the truth requires a serious investigation and judicial inquiry based on facts and proof, free of any politicisation," the statement added. The two pro-Syrian groups also said they oppose any sanctions on Syria.
"In the face of a campaign of pressure exerted by the United States and Israel, we announce our rejection of any decision which would impose sanctions on Syria," they said.