New Eu Sanctions On Iran Approved

EU leaders back new sanctions on Iran that are tougher than recent measures adopted by the UN Security Council.

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  • EU to Start Iran Sanctions Blocking Law Process on Friday
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  • Doubts Emerge Over EU’s Attempts to Counter U.S.-Iran Sanctions Threat
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  • Sanctions against Iran
    It has been suggested that United States sanctions against Iran be merged into this article. Proposed since March 2018
    05/20/2018 - 2:04 pm | View Website
  • EU fails to agree new sanctions against Iran
    TEHRAN – The European Union has failed to agree new sanctions against Iran amid fears that punishing Tehran for its missile program would not stop U.S. President Trump from abandoning a separate nuclear deal, according to Euronews.
    04/17/2018 - 11:37 am | View Website
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    04/16/2018 - 2:59 pm | View Website
  • EU Support Grows for New Iran Sanctions
    European Union diplomats said there is growing support for imposing new sanctions on Iran as they seek to persuade President Donald Trump to stick by the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers.
    04/16/2018 - 2:09 pm | View Website
  • EU fails to agree new Iran sanctions as Trump deadline ...
    The European Union failed to agree new sanctions against Iran on Monday amid Italy's opposition and fears that punishing Tehran for its missile program and regional role would not stop U.S. President Donald Trump from abandoning a separate nuclear deal.
    04/16/2018 - 11:38 am | View Website
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