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October 5, 2012 12:16 pm

EU Considers Trade Embargo Aimed at Iran

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JPost/Reuters – The European Union has begun discussing the possibility of a broad trade embargo against Iran, moving beyond the web of energy, business and financial restrictions imposed so far, in an effort to pressure Tehran not to build nuclear weapons.

Talks are advancing with extreme caution because of European governments’ traditional reluctance to impose measures that increase pain on a country’s citizens rather than on their government.

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