Iran’s exports to the European Union countries rose significantly in the three quarters to September this year, according to a new report, despite sanctions imposed by the US which keep hampering trade between the two.
EU foreign ministers will widen sanctions on Belarus Monday to include airlines and travel agencies thought to involved in bringing migrants to the bloc's border, the European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said.
The United States and the EU agreed to lift punitive tariffs on imported European steel and aluminum, ending a dispute that strained their trade ties since former Donald Trump imposed the levies three years ago.
Iran’s top negotiator denounced the new threats leveled by the Western countries against Tehran as “a blame game,” saying such rhetoric is aimed at distracting the public opinion from the failure of the European signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal to honor their commitments.
A European Union (EU) spokesman said a recent meeting between Iran’s top negotiator and the EU deputy foreign policy chief in Brussels was “useful” as Tehran and world powers seek to set a date for the resumption of sanctions-removal talks in Vienna.
The United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union has resulted in an "economic catastrophe" for Britain, European Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton said Tuesday during an interview with French broadcaster BFMTV.