Aslıhan DOĞRU -TDO- The European Union (EU) has decided to extend 10 years of sanctions against Iran for "serious human rights violations."
The EU Council said it had decided to extend the sanctions until 13 April 2022.
The EU sanctions list also included the commander-in-chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps and the commander of the Besic militia.
The sanctions include travel bans, asset freezes, and a ban on the sale to Iran of equipment used to monitor communications with materials that can be used as an element of domestic pressure.
Eight individuals and three institutions were added to the sanctions list, the council said in a statement.
Thus, the total number of people sanctioned increased to 89 and the number of institutions increased to 4.