Skip to comments.EU Fails to Blacklist Hezbollah as Terrorist Group
Posted on 06/20/2013 5:10:44 PM PDT by nickcarraway
The European Union failed on Thursday to blacklist Hezbollah as a terrorist group in fear that such a move would lead to instability in Lebanon and the Middle East.
Britains drive to reach a unanimous decision to blacklist Lebanon's powerful Shiite group has failed to persuade the 27-nation bloc, diplomatic sources said.
Diplomats told Reuters that the discussions were not over, but Britain may escalate the issue to a higher level, possibly to a July meeting of foreign ministers. There was no agreement and the understanding was the issue will be discussed further, but not in this (group), a diplomat told Reuters.
AFP reported that Austria and the Czech Republic opposed the move to add Hezbollah to the EU terrorist list, which includes several groups such as Hamas and Colombia's FARC guerrillas, who are subject to an asset freeze.
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The spineless EU parliament is afraid of Islamic jihadist terror groups bringing death and destruction to Europe. Next, these blood thirsty jihadists will soon be demanding “protection money” in the billions of Euros to not terrorize Europe’s populations.
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EU countries block blacklisting of Hezbollah
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Posted on 06/20/2013 6:52:41 AM PDT by Olog-hai