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Iraq, Tunisia Reject Denouncing Hezbollah at Istanbul Summit



Spokesman of the Iraqi foreign ministry Ahmad Jamal announced in a statement that Iraq expressed strong reservations about the item that denounces Hezbollah as a group that supports terrorism in the concluding statement of OIC summit in Turkeys Istanbul.

The statement added that the Iraqi position rejects blacklisting the movements of resistance in the region, interfering in the internal affairs of the other countries and holding divisive Islamic summits.

On the other hand, a number of Tunisian presidential advisors said that Tunisia does not admit blacklisting Hezbollah as a terrorist group since its resistance is fighting the Zionist enemy.

Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi also had reiterated his refusal to blacklist as a terrorists group for the party fights Israel.

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