Following European and US announcements of oil and economic sanctions against Iran Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon on Tuesday called for continued international pressure to be levied against the Islamic Republic in order to stop its nuclear ambitions in an interview with Army Radio.
The European Union on Monday announced an oil embargo against Iran in addition to economic sanctions against its central bank. The United States, which praised the European move, announced its own new sanctions against an Iranian bank it accused of participating in nuclear proliferation.
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