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Iran slaps new sanctions on EU, UK in tit-for-tat move

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian. (Credit: AFP)

Iran on Wednesday imposed sanctions on 34 individuals and entities from the European Union and Britain in reaction to similar measures taken over Tehran's response to monthslong protests.

The sanctions include financial measures, including blocking accounts and transactions in Iran's banking systems, as well the "prohibition of visa issuance and entry" to Iran, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.


Iran on Wednesday imposed sanctions on 34 individuals and entities from the European Union and Britain in reaction to similar measures taken over Tehran's response to monthslong protests.The sanctions include financial measures, including blocking accounts and transactions in Iran's banking systems, as well the "prohibition of visa issuance and entry" to Iran, the Foreign...