The British Parliament must adopt new rules that classify Hezbollah as a terrorist group.
Parts of the Lebanese organization have been banned since 2001
It is expected that the changes will come into force on the day after which Hezbollah support will be a crime condemning up to 10 years in prison.
as a party of God – is a Shiite Islamist political, military and social organization that holds considerable power in Lebanon.
- "continues to try to destabilize the fragile situation in the Middle East."
A group supported by Iran has sent thousands of its fighters to Syria to support the form is loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in battles against the municipal Sunni insurgent forces and jihadist Islamic state group.
Last month, Hezbollah received three office posts in a newly-formed Lebanese office after he succeeded along with his allies
A Clear Signal
Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt repeated the comments of Mr. Javid, adding that the government can not calmly treat terrorism.
"It's clear that the difference between the Hezbollah military and the political wings does not exist, and by prohibiting Hezbollah in all its forms, the government sends a clear signal that its destabilizing activity in the region is completely unacceptable and harmful to the national security of Great Britain ", – he said. Israeli counterpart Gilad Erdan congratulated the decision on Twitter and urged the EU to follow suit.
Hezbollah was formed as a resistance movement during the Israeli occupation. in southern Lebanon in the early 1980's.
The capture of a group of two Israeli soldiers during a trans-border attack led to a one-month war with Israel in 2006.
In addition to Hezbollah, the draft order also prohibits Ansaroul Islam and Jamaat Nusrat al- Islam Val Muslims (UNIM) as terrorist organizations. it is expected that it will be approved by the parliament – will become active with the party and will put the UK in line with other countries, including the United States.