Denmark calls for further EU sanctions on Iran after foiled assassination plot

Yesterday, the Government of Denmark announced that it will be (inter alia) “heading efforts to have the EU discuss the need for further sanctions against Iran” after Danish security and intelligence services foiled a plot on behalf of an Iranian intelligence agency to “assassinate a person on Danish soil”. Denmark will also be recalling its ambassador in Tehran.

The Foreign Ministers of the Nordic countries – Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark – have issued a Joint Statement on the matter.

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Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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