US and Israel Support EU's Decision To Put Military Wing of Hezbollah on Terror List

White House spokesman Jay Carney says the move sends a strong message


BEIJING, July 23 (Xinhuanet)—Both the United States and Israel have applauded the European Union's decision to label the military wing of Hezbollah a terrorist group.

White House spokesman Jay Carney said the decision sends a strong message that the group cannot operate with impunity. He added that it should have an impact on Hezbollah's fundraising, logistical activities and "terrorist plotting on foreign soil."