European Union flags flutter outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, March 12, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman

European court removes Hamas from world’s terrorism list

Luxembourg (QNN)- The European Court of First Instance in Luxembourg has removed Hamas and its military wing, the Qassam Brigades, from terrorist lists on Thursday.

Lawyer Khaled al-Shuli said in a press statement on Friday that the European Court in Luxembourg made an important decision in favor of Hamas in a public hearing held on the fourth of September.

Al-Shuli added that the court overturned all the decisions issued against Hamas and its military wing, the Al-Qassam Brigades.

The decisions that were annulled are: Decision No. 2018/475, and 2018/1084 and the decrees issued by them numbers 2018/468 and 2018/107, according to Shuli.

Hamas resistance movement hailed the decision. Abdillatif Qanu’, Hamas spokesman in Gaza said that the decision to remove Hamas and its armed wing from the world’s terrorist list “is positive and a right step in the right direction.”