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Italy, Germany and France back sanctions on Hamas – English

(ANSA) – ROME, DEC 11 – Italian Foreign Minister Antonio
Tajani and his French and German counterparts, Catherine Colonna
and Annalena Baerbock, have said in a joint letter that they
support EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep
Borrell’s proposal to impose sanctions on Hamas.

In the letter the ministers back the proposal to create “a
sanctions regime against Hamas leaders in solidarity with Israel
and in order to counter the group’s terrorist operations”.

They express their “full support for the proposal that should
allow the EU to target Hamas members, affiliated groups and
supporters of its destabilising activities”. (ANSA).