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The United States welcomes the Government of Lebanon’s decision to uphold the country’s financial responsibility to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. The Special Tribunal is an important vehicle for advancing accountability within Lebanon’s political culture. This decision illustrates Lebanon’s commitment to its international obligations, and the United States remains committed to assisting the Government of Lebanon in its full implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions 1559, 1701 and 1757. The United States pledges to continue to support the Special Tribunal’s work, including through participation in the Management Committee.
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