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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Honduras has officially declared Lebanon's Shia movement Hezbollah a terrorist organisation, Deputy Security Minister Luis Suazo said on Monday.

    "To designate Hezbollah a terrorist organisation and include it into the list of persons and groups linked to conducting and funding terror attacks," Suazo said, commenting on the results of a meeting of the National Defence and Security Council, as quoted by Honduras' Proceso Digital outlet.

    The list will be compiled under another resolution adopted at Monday's meeting.

    Hezbollah is labelled as a terror organisation in the United States, Israel, the United Kingdom and a range of other countries.

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    Hezbollah, Lebanon, Honduras
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