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Iran-EU Relations

EU says working to expand Iran sanctions after strike on Israel

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has stated Brussels is starting work on expanding sanctions against Iran after Tehran’s drone and missile attack on Israel.

Iran FM to EU’s Borell: Military coalitions in Red Sea to fail

The Iranian foreign minister, in a phone conversation with Josep Borrell, the European Union Foreign Policy Chief, says any military coalition in the Red Sea against Yemen will fail to acieve its declared goals.

Tehran condemns EU sanctions on Iranian individuals, organizations as “destructive action”

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Nasser Kanaani has lashed out at the European Union for adopting a resolution imposing sanctions on some Iranian individuals and entities over what is called meddling in the Ukraine crisis,  describing it as a "destructive move".

Iran calls on EU to adopt measures to stop Israel’s attacks against Gaza

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian urged the European Union to work for a permanent end to Israeli atrocities towards the Palestinian people in the besieged Gaza Strip.

US policies encourage Israel to continue massacre of Gazans: Iran FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has stressed the United States' supportive policies are the main factor encouraging Israel to continue massacre of civilians in the besieged Gaza Strip.

Russia slams E3 trio for renewed Iran sanctions

Moscow has censured a recent decision by the UK, France, and Germany to retain their nuclear- and ballistic missile-related sanctions against Tehran “in violation of a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major world powers.”

Europe’s policy of ‘playing with time’ not to remain unanswered: Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has censured the lack of commitment on the part of the three European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal, (JCPOA), after the US withdrawal under then President Donald Trump in 2018.

Iranian expert: European troika underlings of US

An Iranian political expert has called the European troika, namely Britain, France and Germany, as the lackeys of the US after they announced a plan to not lift the missile embargo on Iran.

Europe indebted to IRGC: President Raisi

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said terrorism would have plagued entire Europe if the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps had not taken action against Daesh militants, highlighting IRGC’ significant role in ensuring domestic and transnational security.

EU’s Burrell says to spare no effort in reviving Iran nuclear deal, return of commitments

Joseph Burrell, the European Union Foreign Policy Chief says he would make every effort to continue negotiations and facilitate all parties' return to the Iran nuclear deal, Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

UN, EU condemn Iran’s shrine terrorist attack

Stéphane Dujarric, spokesman for the United Nations secretary-general, as well as spokesperson for the external affairs of the European Union Peter Stano have condemned the terrorist attack on a holy shrine in Iran’s southern city of Shiraz.

Official says EU likely to keep missile sanctions on Iran

A European official has stated he expects no difficulty persuading EU states to maintain ballistic missile sanctions on Tehran that are due to expire in October. Iran says keeping the bans in place beyond that time, runs counter to international law.

EU’s Borrel: Iran nuclear deal, talks important to US

Josep Borrell, the European Union Foreign Policy Chief says the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, protecting its structure and continuation of relevant constructive talks are significant to the EU.

Sources say Europe to retain ballistic missile sanctions on Iran

European diplomats have told Tehran they plan to retain European Union ballistic missile sanctions set to expire in October under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, four sources have stated. Iranian officials have stressed that the country’s defensive might including its missile program is a redline and non-negotiable.

EU imposes sanctions on 7 Iranians over “rights violations”

The European Council has announced it would add seven individuals in Iran to the EU's sanctions list over "human rights violations".

Iran rejects claims by US and allies over drones, calls it political show

Tehran slams anti-Iran action by US, Ukraine and 3 European countries as “a political show aimed at affecting” UN chief’s report on Iran abiding by its commitments under the nuclear deal.

EU sanctions four Iranian companies for “supplying drones to Russia”

The European Union, in the 11th package of sanctions against Moscow, has imposed restrictions on four Iranian entities manufacturing unmanned aerial vehicles. Kiev and its allies have accused Tehran of sending attack drones to Moscow, an allegation Iran denies.

EU’s Mora says held ‘intense talks’ with Iran’s Bagheri Kani

The European Union’s coordinator of talks over the revival of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Enrique Mora, has said that his latest talks with Iran’s top nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani have been “intense” covering a range of “difficult bilateral, regional and international issues."

Iran deputy FM says held talks with delegates of France, Britain, Germany in UAE

Iran’s deputy foreign minister says he held a meeting with representatives of France, Britain and Germany for talks on a range of issues and “mutual concerns.”

More Iranian individuals, entities targeted by EU’s eighth package of sanctions

The European Union on Monday imposed fresh rounds of sanctions on Iranian officials and organizations over alleged human rights violations. The EU has so far imposed several packages of sanctions on hundreds of individuals and tens of entities over the purported gross human rights violations during the protests that sparked following the death of a young Iranian woman in September.

Borrell renews calls for revival of nuclear deal, welcomes Iran-IAEA cooperation

European Union Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell says the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, is important to Europe, and urged all parties to the deal to return to their commitments under the agreement.

Iran: European reaction to execution of terror group ringleader, meddlesome

The Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman has described as meddlesome the statements of some European governments about the recent execution of an anti-Iran terrorist ringleader.

EU strongly supports revival of Iran nuclear deal: Croatia

Croatian Foreign Minister Gordan Grlić-Radman says the European Union (EU) strongly supports the potential revival of the Iran nuclear deal.

UK, EU announce fresh sanctions on Iranian officials over “rights abuse”

The UK government and the European Union on Monday imposed new sanctions on several Iranian officials and a telecom firm for alleged human rights violations. Tehran and several Western states have been engaged in a diplomatic row over their stance on the recent unrest in Iran.

US Congress presses EU to designate IRGC as terror entity

A coalition of the US Republican senators is pressuring the European Union to blacklist Iran's Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization.

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