Pending Comprehensive Agreement on Nuclear Program
The EU Council of Ministers today decided to continue sanctions imposed against Iranian entities and persons, including wide-ranging sanctions on Iran oil industry and banking and financing sector. In January, the EU as part of the Joint Plan of Action (JPOA) agreement with Iran lifted some sanctions. (AFP, 14 March)
Today’s decision leave the bulk of sanctions, including the all-important oil and banking sanctions, intact pending a comprehensive agreement with Iran over its nuclear program.