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European lawmakers demand sanctions on Iran for human rights abuses

European lawmakers demand sanctions on Iran for human rights abuses

Country: 
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
News Date: 
24/10/2019
Lancastrian
Summary: 

Members of the European Parliament have called on trade conditions with  to hinge on Tehran improving its appalling human rights record. “Iran is a country where women are imprisoned for being women,” and business deals with the regime should be “conditioned on respect for human rights,” Italian MEP Alessandra Moretti said on Wednesday in Strasbourg, France.