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Israel on Sunday welcomed a call by the Austrian Parliament for the EU to blacklist Lebanese group Hezbollah.
Axar.az reports citingTurkish media.
"This is a significant decision against Hezbollah," Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi abi Ashkenazi said. "I hope that Austrian government adopts the parliamentary decision and joins the UK, Germany, and the Netherlands who recognized Hezbollah in its entirety as a terror organization."
On Friday, the Austrian Parliament unanimously adopted a resolution calling on the government to declare Hezbollah a terrorist group.
The resolution also calls on the EU to change its policy that differentiates between Hezbollah’s military and political wings.
2020.05.31 / 18:13