EU Sanctions on Iran: Technical Amendments

August 06, 2015

The European Council has adopted two technical amendments to the EU’s sanctions on Iran. While related to the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreed with Iran on 14 July, their effect is strictly limited. All the main EU sanctions remain in force and will not be lifted unless and until it is confirmed that Iran has fulfilled its obligations under the JCPOA to scale back radically its nuclear programme.

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