Skip to comments.“Ireland leads opposition to blacklisting Hezbollah” (by EU)
Posted on 06/06/2013 1:09:25 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Government officials in Jerusalem accused Ireland on Wednesday of leading opposition inside the EU to placing Hezbollah, or at least its military wing, on the European Unions terrorist black list.
According to the officials, Irelandwhich holds the EUs rotating presidencywas supported in this position by Sweden and Finland at a working group on Tuesday that debated the issue.
A consensus of the EUs 27 states will be needed to blacklist Hezbollahs military wing, a move now even backed by Germany and France. In the past these two countries have opposed this step, arguing that it could destabilize Lebanon, make European contact with Beirut more difficult and endanger the UNIFIL troops stationed there.
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Yup. Now that link goes all the way to the White House, with Samantha Power.
The EU is the poster child for intl global failure
Why not labeling Hezbollah as terrorists? Does Hezbollah have a lot of gingers or something ...
“Why not labeling Hezbollah as terrorists? Does Hezbollah have a lot of gingers or something ...”
I suspect there’s a link with the remnants of the IRA who are, most likely, Irish politicians of the Alyinsky model.
has the IRA taken over the Irish government?