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US Should Consider EU Interests When Drafting Iran Sanctions

US Should Consider  EU Interests When Drafting Iran Sanctions US Should Consider  EU Interests When Drafting Iran Sanctions

US sanctions against Iran that have an exterritorial effect violate international law and Germany expects Washington to consider European interests when coming up with such sanctions, spokespeople for the German government said on Wednesday.
The European Union vowed on Monday to counter US President Donald Trump’s renewal of sanctions on Iran. Washington’s so-called “snapback” sanctions reach beyond US borders, Reuters reported.
Around 120 German companies are currently running operations with their own staff in Iran and some 10,000 German businesses trade with the country. German exports to Iran were worth some €3 billion ($3.57 billion) last year, DW reported on Monday.
 

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