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Lebanon: Beirutis gather to commemorate 15th anniversary of Hariri assassination

W/S Crowd at commemoration of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafic Hariri's death, Beirut
M/S Photographers
M/S Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri
M/S Hariri greeting people
M/S Hariri and officials
W/S Crowd
M/S Hariri walking to podium
W/S Crowd chanting
SOT, Saad Hariri, former Lebanese Prime Minister (Arabic): "I listened to the voice of the people. The people demanded the resignation of the government, so I quit. The people demanded a government of technocrats from outside the parties, and when I saw the type of government that would come in, I said it frankly: I don't want it."
C/U Officials *CUTAWAY*
SOT, Saad Hariri, former Lebanese Prime Minister (Arabic): "I will not go anywhere. I will remain in my country and in my home and between my family and political work as well. The country does not bear the auctions [political corruption] The country needs calm in order to talk. If early elections are required, let us do it, but calmly and without bidding." *MULTIPLE SHOTS AT SOURCE*
W/S Crowd, music in background
W/S Crowd, music in background
W/S Crowd, music in background
SCRIPT
Residents of the Lebanese capital of Beirut gathered on Friday to commemorate 15th anniversary of former Prime Minister Rafic Hariri's assassination.
Hariri's son, former Prime Minister Saad Hariri, addressed the crowd and said that Lebanon "needs calm in order to talk. If early elections are required, let us do it, but calmly and without bidding."
Rafic Hariri was killed on February 14th, 2005, in a car bomb attack while he was returning from a Parliament meeting. A total of 21 people were killed in the explosion.