Rifi welcomes STL Head

APRIL 16, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Minister of Justice, Ashraf Rifi, on Thursday welcomed at his office President of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Ivana Hrdlickova, and her deputy Judge Ralph Riachi.

Talks reportedly featured high on the means of cooperation with the STL and the Ministry.

Rifi underlined on coordination between the Ministry and the UN-backed court, highlighting his confidence that the Tribunal was a chance for the Lebanese to make justice in the crime of the assassination of former statesman Rafic Hariri.

For her part, Hrdlickova hailed the ongoing cooperation, considering it advantageous to the course of justice.

Director General of the Ministry of Justice, Judge Maysam Noueiri, and State Prosecutor Judge Samir Hammoud attended the meeting.