EU ministers slap new sanctions on Syria, mull measures against Iran
A ban on Iranian natural gas imports is on the table, diplomats say, after the implementation this year of an oil embargo.
EU foreign ministers on Monday imposed new sanctions on Syria and were considering fresh measures against Iran, hours after discussing the two countries with Russia's top diplomat.
Moscow has drawn the EU's ire by joining forces with Beijing in the UN Security Council to block international action against the Syrian regime. Tensions were further fuelled recently by an EU antitrust...