Bush worries about Hezbollah

by on March 15th, 2005

http://www.cnn.com/2005/ALLPOLITICS/03/15/bush.hezbollah/index.html

“I would hope that Hezbollah would prove that they’re not, by laying down arms and not threatening peace.”

Hezbollah organized a huge, pro-Syria rally last week in the Lebanese capital of Beirut.

The move followed weeks of anti-Damascus demonstrations and Bush’s call for Syrian troops to withdraw from Lebanon before the country’s May elections. A U.N. resolution seeks those forces’ immediate withdrawal, too.

Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah also demanded that the United States quit “meddling with our country.”

A Lebanese army source told CNN on Tuesday that Syrian intelligence units were in the process of leaving Beirut.

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