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Lebanon - October 19 Bombings


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Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 23, 2012

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QUESTION: How did the request for investigation assistance come through? Did the U.S. offer and Lebanon accept or vice versa? Did the FBI participate in the Hariri investigation?

ANSWER: The FBI will provide technical assistance to the investigation into the attack that killed Brigadier General Al-Hassan and 7 others. The decision to dispatch the FBI team was taken following discussions between the Government of Lebanon and the U.S. Government. The FBI provided technical assistance to the investigation into the 2005 attack that killed former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.



PRN: 2012/1687

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