April 26, 2006

CORRECTED: Bush blocks assets related to Hariri killing

(Please read in first paragraph ...the February 14, 2005,
assassination ... instead of ... the February 14

A corrected story follows

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on
Wednesday issued an order blocking the assets of anyone
connected with the February 14, 2005, assassination of former
Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri.

Bush in a statement said the new order blocks the property
and interest of anyone determined to have been involved in
Hariri's assassination and that additional steps were being
taken "concerning certain actions of the government of Syria."