Israel Protests EU Meeting with Hizballah Minister in Lebanon

(Jerusalem Post) Herb Keinon - Israel expects consistency in the EU's stand on terrorism if it wants to increase its involvement here, Foreign Ministry director-general Ron Prosor told EU representatives Thursday in protest against a meeting of EU ambassadors with a Hizballah minister in Lebanon. Prosor said that these types of meetings send the "wrong message" regarding the war on terror, and repeated Israel's call that the EU place Hizballah on its list of terror organizations. In contrast to the Europeans, diplomatic officials in Jerusalem said that in recent days the Americans have signaled Israel that they will have no contact with representatives of Hizballah.

2005-10-07 00:00:00

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