MP Walid Jumblatt and his son Taymour lay flowers at the grave of the late Rafik Hariri.
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Officials greet Hariri, offer condolencesHours after his arrival in Beirut, Future Movement leader Saad Hariri received a number of politicians at his Downtown residence, as officials, diplomats and locals flocked to the grave of his father, former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. A statement from Hariri's press office said he received Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt, Future bloc head Fouad Siniora, Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk – who belongs to the party – as well as Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdel-Latif Derian, Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas, Minister of State Nabil de Freij and Beirut Police Chief Brig. Hariri arrived in Beirut at dawn Sunday to participate in the 11th anniversary of the assassination of his father.U.S. interim charge d'affaires Ambassador Richard H. Jones also visited the graves of Hariri, Chatah and Hasan, and the other individuals buried at the site.However, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, established by the United Nations to try the assassins of Hariri, has later indicted five Hezbollah officials in absentia.
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