The Middle East, including Iraq, "is an important supplier of energy, oil in particular, to the rest of the world, and Australians .

, Britain and France, which drafted the resolution, disagreed and insisted Chapter 7 must be included.The suicide truck bombing that killed Hariri and 22 others in Beirut in February 2005 sparked huge demonstrations against Syria, which was widely seen as culpable.

Syria denied involvement but was forced to withdraw its troops from Lebanon, ending a 29-year presence.The issue of an international tribunal has since fueled a deep political conflict between Saniora's Western-backed government and the Syrian-backed, Hezbollah-led opposition.

The conflict has taken on an increasingly sectarian tone and erupted into street battles, killing 11 people in recent months.

Chinese U.N.

Ambassador Wang Guangya warned that only a tribunal supported by all Lebanese factions can be effective.

The council's move "will give rise to a series of political and legal problems, likely to add to the uncertainties embedded in the already turbulent political and security and situation in Lebanon," Wang said."We did it all together.

We won," the concert's announcer said from the stage as fireworks flashed and boomed in the sky.People hugged and waved their hands in the air.

Some appeared to have tears in their eyes."It is great.

I've never been so happy in my life," said Marina Matveyeva, 23, who works in a bank.