Bulgaria urges EU to blacklist Hizballah, more sanctions for North Korea

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov presented detailed findings of an investigation into the July 2012 Burgas attack, in which five Israelis and one Bulgarian werek killed,  at a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels Monday. Blaming Hizballah, he demand that the bloc take a harder line against the Lebanese Shiite group which so far Europe, unlike the US, has refused to list as a terrorist group.
EU finance ministers, also meeting in Brussels, clamped new sanctions on North Korea for its Feb. 12  nuclear test. The number of North Koreans subject to a travel ban and an asset freeze was increased to 26 and the number of sanctioned companies to 33.

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