The German Bundestag approved a non-binding initiative calling on the government to ban activities of the Lebanese terrorist organization Hezbollah in the federal republic on Thursday. Two other Bundestag initiatives concerning Hezbollah were rejected.

The initiative revealed that the number of Hezbollah operatives is increasing.

According to the resolution titled “Effective action against Hezbollah” reviewed by The Jerusalem Post, “the followers of [Hezbollah] are around 1,000 people in Germany since a number of years and have showed recently a rising trend.”

According to German intelligence reports, there are as many as 1,050 documented Hezbollah members and 30 mosques and centers operated by Hezbollah supporters.

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