Islam Times 5 May 2020 092020000000Tue, 05 May 2020 09:22:32 -0400 9:22 https://www.islamtimes.org/en/news/860804/lebanese-foreign-minister-summons-the-german-ambassador-in-beirut-over-hezbollah-designation -------------------------------------------------- Title : Lebanese Foreign Minister Summons the German ambassador in Beirut over Hezbollah Designation -------------------------------------------------- Islam Times - The Lebanese foreign minister summons the German ambassador in Beirut to clarify his country's decision regarding banning Hezbollah's activities in Germany. Text : In the meeting, Lebanon s Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti asked ambassador Georg Birgelen to clarify Germany s new decision regarding Hezbollah. According to Alahed, the envoy claimed that Germany has not designated Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, rather its activities have been banned in the European country. The Lebanese minister highlighted that Hezbollah is among the main political parties in the country and represents a vast section of the nation. Germany on Thursday announced a ban on Hezbollah activities in its soil after designating the group as a terrorist organization. The move received wide backlash from in and out of Lebanon. Secretary-General of the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement Hassan Nasrallah said on Monday that the decision has been made under US pressure and to satisfy the Israeli regime.