Israel: EU Refusal to Blacklist Hizbullah Affects Mideast Stability

(Jerusalem Post) Herb Keinon - The EU's refusal to place Hizbullah on its list of terrorist organizations will have "severe ramifications" for Middle East stability and global security, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman told EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton on Wednesday in Brussels. "Everyone knows who and what the Hizbullah organization is, and all are aware of the criminal and terrorist activities it perpetrates." Following Tuesday's annual EU-Israel Association Council meeting, the EU issued a statement about that meeting that included a litany of complaints against Israeli policy. Israel Foreign Ministry spokesman Yigal Palmor said it was "disappointing to observe that the EU, instead of publishing a review that summarizes the discussion, chose to publish an agglutination of complaints and grievances."

2012-07-26 00:00:00

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