EU blocking US sanctions against Iran to protect European companies: ずくなしの冷や水

2018年08月06日

EU blocking US sanctions against Iran to protect European companies

RT2018/8/6
EU blocking US sanctions against Iran to protect European companies
The European Union is enforcing the so-called Blocking Statute to protect its firms operating in Iran from looming US sanctions against the country.

The first round of renewed US sanctions will take effect on Tuesday after midnight US Eastern time with the harshest sanctions expected to return in early November. Washington is reinstating penalties that were lifted against Iran after unilateraly withdrawing from the historic nuclear deal sealed between Tehran and six world powers in 2015.

The European Commission has stated that despite US sanctions, European companies will continue doing legal business in Iran under the protection from Brussels.

“The lifting of nuclear-related sanctions is an essential part of the deal – it aims at having a positive impact not only on trade and economic relations with Iran, but most importantly on the lives of the Iranian people. We are determined to protect European economic operators engaged in legitimate business with Iran, in accordance with EU law and with UN Security Council resolution 2231,” the European Commission stated on Monday.

"This is why the European Union’s updated Blocking Statute enters into force on 7 August to protect EU companies doing legitimate business with Iran from the impact of US extra-territorial sanctions," it added.

Brussels announced back in May that it would enable the Blocking Statute starting from August. The law was first adopted in 1996 and forbids EU companies from complying with the extraterritorial effects of US sanctions. It allows companies to recover damages arising from such sanctions, and nullifies the effect in the EU of any foreign court judgements based on them.

The Europeans are “committed to work on … the preservation and maintenance of effective financial channels with Iran, and the continuation of Iran's export of oil and gas,” the EC added.

The bloc said that maintaining the nuclear deal with Iran is a “matter of respecting international agreements and a matter of international security.”
posted by ZUKUNASHI at 19:38| Comment(3) | 国際・政治
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ホワイトフードのマップの表示では、昨夜から今朝にかけて、西日本及び西南諸島が全て青色表示の中、与那国島一箇所だけが半日ずっと赤色表示になって、ました。まず、台湾北部の原発からのスパイクかと思います。
Posted by 椰子の樹。 at 2018年05月03日 16:05
ずくなし様ですからご存知とはおもいますが、参考までに↓貼り付けておきます。

全國環境輻射檢測 行政院原子能委員會
https://www.aec.gov.tw/showmap/taiwan_out.php
Posted by 椰子の樹。 at 2018年05月03日 16:17
マップありがとうございます。探していました。
私も、赤色点灯に気づいて調べたんですが、風は強い北風なんですよね。台湾北部から流れるには難しいかなと。もっと北なら上海? でもその辺からなら石垣や台湾が上がらないとおかしい。
九州から? 時間差を伴っている?
石垣も与那国も昨夜来降雨がありましたからその影響がありますが、この上げ方はどこかからの影響を強く受けていますね。
Posted by ずくなし at 2018年05月03日 18:18
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