EU Imposing Further Sanctions on Iran Officials and Entities

 – The European Union on Monday imposed new sanctions on Iranian officials and entities for their role in the violent crackdown against public protests in the Islamic republic.

[aesop_image img=”” panorama=”off” credit=”The regime executed three men on May 19, 2023, for their alleged roles in the protests that erupted after the death of Mahsa Amini in custody of the morality police. (Photo by Allison Bailey/REUTERS./” align=”center” lightbox=”off” captionsrc=”custom” caption=”Darya Safai, a member of Belgium’s Chamber of Representatives (center left), and Crown Princess of Iran Yasmine Pahlavi (center right) participate in a march on a worldwide day of action against the recent executions in Iran. ” captionposition=”left” revealfx=”off” overlay_revealfx=”off”]

The new sanctions target 5 people and two entities, the European Council said on its Twitter account.

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock had flagged these new sanctions earlier in the day.

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(Reporting by Benoit Van Overstraeten; Editing by Bart Meijer)

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