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Daniel Bellemare to head investigation into assassination of ex-Lebanese PM.
UN report also warns that Lebanon's security situation would hamper investigation.
But the head of the UN commission wants more time to complete the investigation.
Serge Brammertz cites progress in gathering crime scene evidence in interim report.
Assassination investigation report finds link with 14 other attacks in Lebanon.

The death of Rafiq al-Hariri, the former prime minister of Lebanon killed in a 2005 car bombing, is probably linked to the murders of at least 14 other political figures in the country, a UN investigator says.

Belgian prosecutor Serge Brammertz arrived in Beirut Thursday to take over as head of the UN probe into the assassination of Rafiq al-Hariri, a former Lebanese prime minister, as Syria slammed his predecessor for comments linking Damascus to the crime.
The United States has threatened to take Syria back before the UN Security Council if it does not help the international inquiry into the murder of Rafiq al-Hariri, the former Lebanese prime minister.

The UN secretary-general has nominated a Belgian prosecutor to lead the next stage of an investigation into the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafiq al-Hariri.

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