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You're reading: What the world can learn from Iranian sanctions and apply to Russia (INFOGRAPHIC)

Currently, Iran is under economic pressure from international
sanctions that came as a result of serious political disputes between
Teheran and the West over nuclear research. Now, the US and EU have
announced that they will up sanctions against Russia in relation
to its unauthorized invasion of Ukraine. China has declared its
support of the territorial integrity of Ukraine, which suggests that
there is international consensus on this issue.

At first,
sanctions against Iran were clearly aimed at weakening the country’s
energy sector by cutting off the oil trade, then by denying access to
the international financial system, that is, to currency reserves. 

They also included travel restrictions on individuals connected to
human rights violations and a ban on arms trade and investments in
Iran. 

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