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European Parliament set to debate Iran as members push for IRGC designation

More than 100 EU Parliament members are calling on the European Commission and EU member states to add Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to their terror lists and increase sanctions on Tehran.

The head of the European Parliament Press Service Neil Corlett said on Friday that the legislative body will convene next week to discuss sanctions against Iran, as more than 100 members push to designate Iran's powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization.

The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday and EU Commissioner of Foreign Affairs Josep Borell will be in attendance, Corlett said.

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