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Gulf States Declare Hezbollah a Terrorist Organization

Ynetnews reports:  The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council decided Wednesday to formally define Hezbollah a terrorist organization.

The decision comes against the backdrop of the recent crisis between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon in which Saudi Arabia has decided to stop the transfer of security assistance to the Lebanese army and Lebanese security forces following the increasing influence of Hezbollah in state institutions.

It was the secretary general of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani who made the declaration. “It is a militia. Hezbollah’s incitement and terrorist acts in Syria, Yemen and Iraq are contrary to morality and human values,” he said.

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