The trial of four Hezbollah members accused of assassinating former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri will continue “for years,” Chief prosecutor Norman Farrell said at The Hague on Thursday.
The U.N. mandate of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) is due to expire in February 2015, but given the complexity of the case, which involves listening to hundreds of witnesses and dealing with appeals, the STL’s mandate is likely to be extended.
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