The EU imposes further sanctions on Iran
On 15 October 2012 the Council of Ministers of the European Union approved a new round of sanctions against Iran. These bring the EU regime closer to the punitive sanctions that are in force in the United States. EU foreign ministers have further made it clear that sanctions will continue to tighten until Iran engages with the international community to address concerns regarding its accelerating nuclear programme. This Client Alert provides a short summary of the recent sanctions developments in the EU.
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