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EU rolls out new Iran sanctions but does not designate IRGC as terrorists

European foreign ministers have added 37 names to the list of Iranian individuals and entities subject to sanctions, but did not call for designating the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as terrorist group.
This photograph taken on January 22, 2023 shows German, European Union and French flags and the facade of the French National Assembly. (Photo by THOMAS SAMSON/AFP via Getty Images)

BRUSSELS — European Foreign Ministers agreed Monday on a fourth round of sanctions against 37 Iranian nationals and entities over Tehran’s repeated human rights violations, but it stopped short of designating the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist group.

The Swedish presidency of the European Union confirmed the measures in the morning session of the monthly foreign affairs meeting. No details have yet been published.  

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