Obama demands Hezbollah be named a terrorist group

JERUSALEM (AFP) - US President Barack Obama on Thursday demanded that foreign governments brand Hezbollah a "terrorist organisation," slamming the Lebanon-based militia for attacks on Israelis.

"Every country that values justice should call Hezbollah what it truly is - a terrorist organisation," Obama said in a major speech in Israel, in remarks apparently aimed at the European Union which has declined to put the group on a list of terrorist movements.

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