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EU to ask for UNSC resolution on Syria

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 Comments off

The European Union is to ask the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution imposing sanctions on Syria.

The EU plans to make the request in a statement to be adopted at this week’s EU summit. Read more…

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EU extends Syrian ‘black list’

Saturday, March 24, 2012 Comments off

The European Union on Friday extended the Syrian “black list”. Another 12 people and two companies have been officially added to it. Their names will be released today after publication in the EU Official Journal. Read more…

EU to exempt Japan from Iranian oil insurance ban

Saturday, March 24, 2012 Comments off

The European Union has decided to effectively exempt Japan from its ban on the underwriting of Iranian oil shipments by European insurance companies. Read more…

EU turns up heat on Syria

Monday, February 6, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 6, 2012

The European Union will introduce additional sanctions against Syria, after a failed vote on a UN Security Council resolution on the situation in the troubled Arab country, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe said on Sunday. Juppe also pledged every effort to turn up international heat on Damascus. Read more…

EU calls for Syria peace

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 31, 2012

The EU urges the UN Security Council to take action to end violence in Syria, says a statement just issued in Brussels by the office of the Union’s president Herman Van Rompuy. Read more…

EU agrees to impose tighter fiscal discipline

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 31, 2012

The leaders of the European Union have agreed on a new treaty aimed at imposing tighter fiscal discipline on member states.

The agreement came at their first summit of the year on Monday in Brussels, Belgium. Read more…

Iran to ban EU imports

Sunday, January 29, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Jan 29, 2012

Iran may stop importing goods from the EU as early as next week. As stated on Saturday, by the Deputy Chairman of the Majlis or (parliament) Energy Commission Nasser Sudani, the parliamentarians have completed work on a bill to ban on oil supplies to the EU. Read more…

NATO chief concerned over Iran’s threat

Friday, January 27, 2012 Comments off

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has expressed his concern over Iran’s threat to close a key sea lane for oil shipments. The move would be to counter the recently approved EU sanctions against the country. Read more…

EU Foreign Ministers approve embargo on Iranian oil supplies

Monday, January 23, 2012 Comments off

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The EU Foreign Ministers approved an embargo on Iranian oil deliveries during their meeting in Brussels earlier today.
This comes in a report by the France Presse news agency with reference to diplomatic sources. Earlier, the Foreign Ministers agreed on blocking a major part of transactions with Iran’s Central Bank. Read more…

EU to approve oil embargo against Iran on Mon.

Monday, January 23, 2012 Comments off

The European Union is expected to approve a crude oil embargo against Iran on Monday.

This is part of the EU effort to tighten sanctions on Iran for ignoring UN resolutions and continuing its nuclear development. Read more…