"Our terminology -- Hezbollah -- is not a militia. It's a resistance ... and there is a difference between resistance and militia," Mikati said.
Hezbollah should not be disarmed.
"But Prime Minister Mikati said that he does not believe forces such as Hezbollah must be disarmed in order to comply with the resolution. "In fact, 1559 calls for the Lebanese militia and we consider Hezbollah 'resistance' approved by April understanding 1996," he said."Source: Lebanese Prime Minister Welcomes UN Election Observers (2005)