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Russia dismisses EU sanctions on Syria


July 29th, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will not participate in the European Union (EU) sanctions against Syria and will not allow the inspection of ships sailing under its flag, an ... Read more...

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EU to enforce Iran oil embargo from July onwards


June 26th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 26 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has formally approved an embargo on Iranian oil to be enforced from July 1 onwards.The EU Foreign Affairs Council made the decision ... Read more...

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Cameron invites Suu Kyi to visit Britain


April 14th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has invited Myanmar's pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi to visit the country later this year.Cameron met Suu Kyi Friday ... Read more...

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Pay compensation for ending oil contracts: Iran


February 20th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 20 (IANS) European companies must compensate Iran for breaking oil contracts after the fresh round of EU sanctions, a top official said Monday.Iran did not initiate the sanctions. ... Read more...

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‘India-Iran trade can touch $30 bn by 2015′


February 15th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) An influential Indian trade body Wednesday said the recent attack on Israeli targets, blamed by Israel on Iran, will not affect India's growing trade and ... Read more...

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Iran may ban import of all European goods


January 29th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran may ban imports of all products from Europe as an answer to the European Union (EU) which has voted against oil imports from Tehran.Nasser ... Read more...

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US seeks EU sanctions to force Iran back into talks


January 21st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US expects the European Union (EU) to take steps to pressure Iran back into negotiations on its controversial nuclear activity, said Secretary of State ... Read more...

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EU imposes new sanctions on 180 Iranian firms


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 1 (IANS/AKI) The European Union's "growing fear" regarding Iran's nuclear programme Thursday prompted the 27-member bloc to slap fresh sanctions on 180 Iranian companies."The council agreed to broaden ... Read more...

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Iran, Pakistan praised for keeping gas deal alive


October 27th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) India has backtracked from the tri-nation gas pipeline deal under US pressure but credit goes to Iran and Pakistan for keeping the project alive, Dawn said in an ... Read more...

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Palin warns of ‘Armageddon’, WW III if Iran obtains nuke weapons


October 13th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has warned that if Iran obtains nuclear weapons, it could "lead to Armageddon," which would eventually lead to World War III."We have ... Read more...

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Russia raps EU sanctions against Iran


July 27th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Tuesday slammed the latest unilateral US and EU sanctions on Iran, saying that the move not only disregarded the UN Security Council but also undermined joint ... Read more...

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Iran condemns new EU sanctions


July 27th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 27 (DPA) Iran Tuesday condemned stricter sanctions levelled by the European Union (EU) as neither constructive nor effective, and warned that the move would only complicate the nuclear dispute. "These sanctions ... Read more...

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Sarkozy calls for tough EU sanctions on Myanmar


August 12th, 2009 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 12 (Xinhua) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Tuesday urged the European Union to impose tougher sanctions on Myanmar, denouncing a court ruling against democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi as "brutal ... Read more...

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New EU sanctions will be fruitless, Iran says


August 10th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 10 (IANS) Iran Sunday ridiculed the new sanctions by the European Union (EU) saying they will be fruitless, the official IRNA news agency reported. "Some countries like to use new ... Read more...

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Lifting of EU sanctions on Cuba unwarranted: dissidents


June 21st, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, June 21 (IANS) Cuban dissidents have termed the European Union (EU)'s lifting of its 2003 diplomatic sanctions on the communist country "unwarranted", saying there was no change in the rights scenario ... Read more...

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Dissidents want EU to keep up pressure on Cuba


June 18th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, June 18 (IANS) Cuban dissidents have called on the European Union (EU) not to definitively end its diplomatic measures imposed on the island's communist government in 2003, EFE news agency reported ... Read more...

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