Brammertz, who was appointed in January 2006 [JURIST report] to head the IIIC, may be resigning his position at the ICC to focus his resources on the IIIC after the Security Council approved a resolution [JURIST report] to establish an ad hoc international tribunal to try suspects in the Hariri assassination. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is expected to approve a request by Brammertz to extend [JURIST report] the IIIC's mandate, created by UN Security Council Resolution 1595 [PDF text], past its current June expiration date. AFP has more.
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