(Bloomberg) — European Union member states agreed to impose extra sanctions on Iran over its crackdown on protesters, in response to a European Council assertion.
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As a part of the brand new measures, the EU will sanction 32 people and two entities liable for “critical human rights violations in Iran,” in response to the assertion.
Tehran’s tradition minister and its minister of training are amongst these involved, in addition to the deputy commander and spokesperson of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, the assertion stated. The measures additionally goal members of parliament, members of the police, judiciary and jail wardens and administrators.
Restrictive measures now contain a complete of 196 people and 33 entities, with sanctions together with an asset freeze and a journey ban to the EU. The bloc has beforehand imposed sanctions on Iran over human rights and its army help of Russia with deliveries of drones utilized in Moscow’s battle in Ukraine.
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