G7 Foreign Affairs, Middle East on the prime of the agenda. EU considers new sanctions on Iran | EUROtoday

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Capri, Brussels – The conflict between Israel and Iran, the help for Ukraine, the assaults within the Red Sea and the seek for an finish to the Sahel riots. These are the priorities on the agenda of the assembly of the G7 Foreign Ministers, within the three-day occasion beginning right this moment 17 April in a closely armored Capri. It is not any thriller that spotlight shall be dominated above all by the primary chapter, the battle within the Middle East and the newest turmoil on the axis between Tel Aviv and Tehran.

Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani, host of the ministerial assembly, met yesterday in Rome with representatives of the League of Arab States and the Organization for Islamic Cooperation, reiterating a line in favor of dialogue and hostile to additional regional escalation. Tajani underlined Rome's willingness to take part in a United Nations “buffer mission”, to be understood as an initiative “under the aegis of the Arab-led UN” and with a view to the “two peoples, two States” answer. .

The speculation of recent sanctions on Iran

The Capri assembly comes towards the backdrop of the Twenty-Seven's assessments of a brand new bundle of sanctions on Iran following its assault on Israel. «Some member international locations have requested to develop the sanctions regime already utilized to Iran resulting from its help for Russia, additionally together with missiles and Iranian allies within the area», mentioned the High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy Josep Borrell.

“I have forwarded the request to the European External Action Service to start the work,” added the previous Spanish minister on the finish of a videoconference assembly of overseas ministers. The speculation of additionally sanctioning the Revolutionary Guards appears tough right this moment, each as a result of some member international locations categorical political doubts, and since – legally – to impose sanctions it’s obligatory for the paramilitary power to be the topic of judicial proceedings in one of many European states.

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The heads of state and authorities can even speak about Iran on April 17, assembly in Brussels in a rare summit initially meant to speak concerning the economic system. The worldwide state of affairs then took over. Among different issues, the Twenty-Seven are finalizing a mechanism that may enable them to make use of for army functions a part of the income generated by Russian monetary reserves frozen when the battle broke out.