Hammer meets anvil.
This is a remarkable big step forward along the path in getting the Heznazis included on the list of terrorist organizations. The steadfast doggedness of the reporting on this issue by the J’lem Post’s correspondent, Benjamin Weinthal, needs to noted and kudos given, real journalism is always to be commended.
NOTE: There is no doubt that there are many European politicians on the Left depressed over the recent developments, after spending much time in courting their followers here in Europe.
Dutch FM: EU will blacklist Hezbollah after probe
Dutch foreign minister stresses Netherlands’ position on Lebanese organization, says Burgas findings will lead to blacklisting.
BERLIN – The Netherlands’ Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans stressed on Monday the Dutch position that Hezbollah is a terrorist organization and ought to be banned from European soil.
Separately, former Dutch foreign minister Uri Rosenthal outlined to The Jerusalem Post the mixed views about outlawing Hezbollah within the 27- member European Union.
“Hezbollah is a terrorist organization,” Timmermans said in a statement issued by the Dutch Embassy in Israel .
“Frans Timmermans has expressed concern at the findings of Bulgaria’s investigation into the deadly attack on a bus carrying Israeli tourists in Burgas in July 2012. Bulgaria concluded that the military wing of Hezbollah was responsible.
Mr. Timmermans sees this as confirmation of the Netherlands’ position that Hezbollah is a terrorist organization.
“We need to meet at EU level as soon as possible to discuss what consequences this should have,” the statement continued.
“This is the first time that an EU member state has established that Hezbollah is guilty of a terrorist attack on EU territory,” Timmermans said.