Iran condemns sanctions imposed by EU, Britain and threatens retaliation By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: European Union flags flutter outdoors the EU Fee headquarters in Brussels, Belgium June 17, 2022. REUTERS/Yves Herman

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran on Tuesday strongly condemned new sanctions imposed by the European Union and Britain and stated it might retaliate, after the West stepped up stress on Iran over its crackdown on protests.

“The Islamic Republic will quickly announce the checklist of latest sanctions towards the human rights violators of EU and England,” Iran’s Overseas Ministry Spokesperson Nasser Kanaani stated in a press release.

The European Union imposed sanctions on greater than 30 Iranian officers and organisations, together with items of the highly effective Revolutionary Guards, blaming them for a “brutal” crackdown on unrest and different human rights abuses.

The USA and Britain additionally issued new sanctions towards Iran, reflecting a deterioration within the West’s already dire relations with Tehran.

The sanctions are the most recent response to Iran’s lethal clampdown on unrest after the demise of younger Iranian Kurdish lady Mahsa Amini in morality police custody in September.

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