Canada urges EU to keep Hamas listed as terror group

Palestinian protestors hold up the Hamas Islamist movement flag during a rally in the West Bank city of Ramallah on November 16, 2012Canada on Wednesday urged the European Union to keep Hamas listed as a banned terrorist group, after an EU court ordered it removed from a blacklist. “We are deeply concerned by the decision of the EU General Court to annul, on procedural grounds, the measures against Hamas,” Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said in a statement.

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