EU Extends Iran Sanctions by One Year over Human Rights Violations

(From Reuters)

The Council of the European Union on Thursday extended the sanctions put on Iran over human rights violations by a year until April 2019.

The sanctions include asset freezes and travel restrictions against 82 people and one entity, as well as a ban on exports of equipment that could be used for internal repression and equipment used for monitoring telecommunications, the Council said in a statement.

Click here for article.