The remainder of the EU sanctions against Iran remain in force.For more details about them and on EU-Iran relations, see factsheet European Union and Iran.The European Union has imposed sanctions on Iranian judges, media officials and a special police internet monitoring unit linked to the death of a dissident in custody, citing grave human rights violations, the bloc's Official Journal said.
EU sanctions apply in the EU, to EU nationals as well as to entities incorporated under the law of a member state.
For more information, see factsheet EU restrictive measures.
Based on the proposal the following suspensions of EU sanctions will come into force for a period of six months from the date on which the suspensions take effect: June 15, 2013 - Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the Iranian election The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission issued the following statement today: "The Iranian people have chosen a new president in elections on 14 June.
The announced results confirm that they have decided to entrust Mr.
Hassan Rohani with a strong mandate to govern Iran in the next four years. Rohani well in forming a new government and in taking up his new responsibilities.