EU Will Soon List Hizbullah as Terrorist Group

(Jerusalem Post) Hilary Leila Krieger - The U.S. State Department indicated Tuesday that it expected the EU to finally designate Hizbullah as a terrorist organization, following an intensive U.S. lobbying campaign and suspected Hizbullah plots on European soil. "We've been engaging with our partners in Europe and we are cautiously optimistic - at last - about the prospects for an EU designation of the group," Daniel Benjamin, the State Department's coordinator for counterterrorism, told the Brookings Institution. Benjamin later told the Jerusalem Post that the U.S. has been sharing information with European counterparts on Hizbullah's increased activities in their region.

2012-12-19 00:00:00

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