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Germany Weighs New Sanctions on Iran Over Crackdown

The German government is considering further measures against Iran following the imposition of sanctions over a deadly crackdown on protests triggered by the death of a young Iranian woman, Chancellor Olaf Scholz said.

“We condemn the disproportionate violence of the security forces and stand by the people of Iran,” Scholz said in a post on Twitter on Monday. “Our EU sanctions are important. We are considering further steps.”