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News Brief

November 9, 2001
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The United States is demanding that Lebanon freeze the assets of Hezbollah. The move comes after Lebanon’s prime minister, Rafik Hariri, said Thursday he would not comply with the U.S. call. During a meeting with Hariri, the U.S. ambassador to Beirut, Vincent Battle, replied that Washington would explore the possibility of U.N. action against Lebanese financial institutions.

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