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January 20, 2015

EU to appeal against removing Hamas from terror list

Brussels, Jan 19 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has decided to appeal against a ruling last December that Hamas be removed from the list of terrorist groups, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Monday.The ruling was clearly based on "procedural grounds" and did not imply any assessment by the court of the merits of designating Hamas as a terrorist organisation, said Mogherini, according to a Xinhua report. The General Court of the EU Dec 17 annulled measures taken by the EU Council against Hamas, which…
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