EU terror list has been drawn up by the EU Council of Ministers and the commission has no say in the matter, Pascal Lamy says
The European Union will continue efforts to try and establish fruitful relations with Iran, according to European Trade Commissioner Pascal Lamy.
Speaking at a debate on Iran in the European Parliament in Strasbourg Thursday evening, Lamy said, "It is crucial, and I am convinced that many members here will agree with me on this, to continue to try and establish fruitful and normal relations between the EU and Iran."
In reply to a call by the Portugese MEP, Paulo Casaca, to remove the MKO grouplet from the EU terrorist list, Lamy said the list has been drawn up by the EU Council of Ministers and the commission has no say in the matter.
Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli called for tougher measures against the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO, also known as the MEK, PMOI and NCRI) terrorist group by the European Union...