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EU Parliament Seeks Sanctions on Iran Officials for Human Rights Abuse

The European Parliament passed a resolution dated Wednesday, July 7, urging that sanctions be imposed on Iranian regime officials for the imprisonment and executions of EU nationals.

According to the resolution’s language, the EU Parliament called on the European Council, “to consider further targeted sanctions, including freezing the assets of the Iranian regime officials and entities involved in the arbitrary detention and sentencing to death of EU nationals, including, in the event of Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali’s continued detention, either using the current EU human rights sanctions regime against Iran or the EU’s global human rights sanctions regime (EU Magnitsky Act).” (JPost / VFI News)