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February 20, 2013 1:13 am

Dichter: EU Blacklisting Would Hurt Hezbollah Finances

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Jerusalem Post – A decision by the European Union to blacklist Hezbollah would interrupt the group’s financing because much of the money it uses to fund militant operations comes from European capitals, Civil Defense Minister Avi Dichter said on Tuesday.

Bulgaria is pressing the EU to toughen its stance toward Hezbollah after it blamed the Lebanese Islamist movement for a bus bombing that killed five Israelis at a Bulgarian Black Sea resort last year.

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