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Cabinet members spar over proposed weapons compromise

A compromise agreement currently being hammered out between Hizbullah and the Lebanese government is expected to allow the party to keep hidden weapons in South Lebanon, the London-based Al-Hayat newspaper reported Tuesday.While Hizbullah would need to keep the weapons it possesses south of the Litani River hidden, an agreement for areas north of the river would be “left to a long-term solution,” the paper said.If the proposed compromise is accepted by Premier Fouad Siniora’s Cabinet, it would violate the terms of UN Security Council Resolution 1701. And it is also a violation of the “one weapon” principle of Siniora’s seven-point plan. Full Story

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