European Union governments plan to ratchet up pressure on Iran over its nuclear programme today (15 October), approving new sanctions against Tehran's banks, industry and shipping. Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman characterised the meeting...
British Foreign Secretary William Hague said ahead of Monday's meeting of EU foreign ministers that new sanctions would be `'a sign of our resolve in the European Union that we will step up the pressure." (Reuters)
Israel National News
Foreign ministers from the 27 nations in the EU are meeting in Luxembourg Monday and are expected to approve new sanctions that were prepared by EU ambassadors on Friday.