U.S., EU, UK impose new sanctions on Iran over protest crackdown

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By Daphne Psaledakis and Gabriela Baczynska WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The West on Monday stepped up pressure on Iran over its crackdown on protests as the United States, European Union and United Kingdom imposed fresh sanctions on Tehran. The actions, which reflect a deterioration in the West’s already dire relations with Tehran in recent months, are the latest response to Iran’s deadly clampdown on unrest after the death of young Iranian Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in morality police custody in September. The protests by Iranians from all walks of life mark one of the boldest challenges t…

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