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August 23, 2012 12:15 pm

Senior German Official Calls on EU to Ban Hezbollah

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EU Foreign Affairs Head Catherine Ashton. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost – Lebanon’s Hezbollah should be placed on the European Union’s list of terrorist groups, Philipp Missfelder, the deputy spokesman on foreign policy for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party in the Bundestag, wrote to The Jerusalem Post on Thursday.

Missfelder’s call to outlaw Hezbollah is the first such statement from a senior European politician since the US and Israeli intelligence agencies asserted that the Lebanese group was responsible, alongside Iran, for murdering five Israelis and their bus driver in Bulgaria in July.

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