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Israeli Leaders Demand EU Terror Designation for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps

Israel’s president has appealed to the EU to designate the Iranian regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization during meetings in Brussels with the bloc’s senior leaders.

President Isaac Herzog urged the measure at talks with the President of EU Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. “Iran is fighting Ukrainian citizens by supplying drones and lethal weapons, endangering the world by rushing toward nuclear capabilities, killing and torturing its own citizens,’’ he stated.

Herzog’s call was echoed separately by Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen, who told the EU’s Ambassador to Israel, Dimiter Tzantchev, that “only a sweeping move” against Tehran would “send a clear message to the terrorist regime in Iran.”

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