Thursday, November 6, 2014

Special Tribunal for Lebanon welcomes the Lebanese contribution for 2014

Leidschendam, 6 November 2014 - The Special Tribunal for Lebanon can confirm that it has received Lebanon's share of the 2014 budget from the Lebanese government.


The full sum of € 29,347,003.50, 49 per cent of the Tribunal's budget, has been transferred to the Tribunal's bank account.


"I welcome Lebanon's contribution and I thank the Lebanese government for fulfilling its international obligation to fund the Tribunal ", STL Registrar Daryl Mundis said.


The Ayyash et al. trial opened before the Trial Chamber on 16 January 2014. To date, 36 witnesses have testified before the tribunal and a total of 461 exhibits have been admitted into evidence.