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Iran to 'reciprocate' new EU sanctions amid continued unrest  

EU sanctions over Iran's clampdown on dissent unsettled Iranian authorities, which are grappling with one of the biggest domestic challenges they have faced since the 1979 revolution.  
A protester holds a banner with the image of Mahsa Amini as demonstrators gather in front of the Brandenburg Gate to march in solidarity with protesters in Iran, Berlin, Germany, Oct. 15, 2022.

The spokesperson for Iran's Foreign Ministry, Nasser Kanani, condemned sanctions slapped by the Council of the European Union on a number of Iranian entities and officials in response to their involvement in repressive measures against protesters at home.  

Kanani dismissed the "unilateral" sanctions as "unconstructive," saying they violated international law, were a case of obvious meddling in Iran's internal affairs and were adopted on certain political purposes and baseless information. According to the Kanani, Tehran will soon prepare its own "sanctions in kind" against the relevant European individuals and entities.  

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