BERLIN – In deciding whether to list Hezbollah as a terrorist group, the EU will
consider as a key factor the outcome of the Bulgarian inquiry into the July
suicide bombing that killed five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian bus driver,
French Ambassador to Israel Christophe Bigot told The Jerusalem Post on
“Our British friends would like to put Hezbollah’s military wing
on the terror list,” said Bigot, adding that the “main element is what is the
outcome of the inquiry in Bulgaria,” he said in a telephone interview with the
He added that Bulgaria has not yet reported the results of the
investigation and the EU has had to wait for the process to end.
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