Hezbollah: Germany Bowing to U.S. Will with Ban

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Hezbollah: Germany Bowing to U.S. Will with Ban

He denounced police raids on mosque associations in Germany accused of being close to the heavily armed Shi’ite movement, which Nasrallah said had no official presence in Europe.

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Monday said that Germany was “succumbing to American will” by banning his Iran-backed movement and designating it a terrorist organisation.

In a televised speech, Nasrallah said last week’s German move, which Israel and the United States have long urged, would not deter Hezbollah from confronting its foes.

He denounced police raids on mosque associations in Germany accused of being close to the heavily armed Shi’ite movement, which Nasrallah said had no official presence in Europe.

Source: Reuters