The Syrian government has denounced the U.K.’s decision to list Hezbollah as a terrorist organization and sees it as another piece of evidence of UK “historical hostility” toward the Arab world, the Syrian Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

“Syria strongly condemns the decision of the UK government to include Hezbollah in the list of ‘terrorist organizations’ […] This decision confirms the UK historical hostility against the Arab world”, the ministry said, as quoted by the Syrian state television.

“The legality of Hezbollah is ensured by international law and the UN Charter, rather than a biased decision of the government with a dark past related to the enslavement of peoples and violations of their rights”, the statement said.

On Monday, UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced that he was submitting to parliament a government bill completely banning Hezbollah’s political and military wings and criminalizing the membership of the movement with a punishment of up to 10 years in prison.

Meanwhile, the US Department of State welcomed Friday the UK bill on criminalizing the movement.

The Iran-backed Hezbollah, established in the 1980s, is a paramilitary and political organization originating in Lebanon’s Shiite population. The group initially aimed to end Israel’s occupation of southern Lebanon. Hezbollah’s military wing is also currently active in Syria, where it is fighting on behalf of the government of President Bashar Assad.

The movement’s political wing, meanwhile, is actively involved in the political process in Lebanon, with its representatives having secured a few seats in the newly-established cabinet, which was formed in January.

 

 

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Source: Sputnik

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army of dogs

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Very arbitrary by the British Govt. which of course is Zionist controlled. Hezbollah was formed to counteract Israeli terrorism in Lebanon during the 80’s, where they successfully drove them back over the Southern Lebanese border and delivered a strategic and heavy military defeat to Israeli occupation forces later in 2006.
One man’s terrorist is another mans freedom fighter, and one thing is for sure Israel will never dare engage Hezbollah on the ground ever again. 🙂

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BTW Israel is the only state to be brought into existence through a multitude of acts of terrorism, it is in fact a terrorist state.

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The Hezbollah’s armed branch is already banned by EU and all its countries, but also de facto by the UN since UNSC Res.1701 orders the disarmament of ALL Lebanese militias.

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With non-combatant members implied in huge cocaine, money laundering, arms trafficking and crime rings in Europe, it’s surprising that the ‘political branch’ still hasn’t been globally banned…

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Especially since the military wing did terrorist attacks in about 40 countries…

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Same should be done with the Muslim Brotherhood. The armed groups may go by many names, but MB is nothing else than the ‘political wing’ for al-Qaeda’n’Co.

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The US, UK and all NATO countries should be labeled terrorist states!

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The creature Theresa straight from the horror show btw NATO is a criminal enterprise

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How many countries has the UK terrorized?

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Idiot and a animal this is what you are

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You mean the Zio/Nazi tyranny right? Hezbollah only made the Zio/Nazi tyranny tyranny death squads make it in their pants when they tried to invade Lebanon. The luciferian terror forces of the damned will never defeat the army of God Hezbollah whatever false denomination the satanists try to confer to it.

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Liars you tfou on khazar jews

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arsehole

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The Zio/Nazi tyranny occupying Palestine should be declared the most brutal terrorist entity in the world with their vassals the US, UK and other EU Zio/Nazi controlled governments being labeled as supporters and financiers of terrorism.