‚EU will soon list Hezbollah as terrorist group‘

19.12.2012                      06.Tewet. 5773


'EU will soon list Hezbollah as terrorist group'

US's Daniel Benjamin tells 'Post' US has shared information with Europeans on Hezbollah's increased activities in their region.

The US State Department indicated Tuesday that it expected the EU to finally designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, following an intensive US lobbying campaign and suspected Hezbollah 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, said during an address at the Brookings Institution….