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Iran-EU: Thousands of Iranian demonstrators urged removal of People’s Mojahedin from terror list

NCRI, November 7 – The European Union insisted on Monday that Iran comply with an international resolution that it freeze all sensitive nuclear activities. British Foreign Minister Jack Straw said the EU had not "so far" discussed economic or diplomatic sanctions on Iran if it did not comply with the resolution by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), according to the Reuters news agency reporting from Brussels.
ImageNCRI, November 7 – The European Union insisted on Monday that Iran comply with an international resolution that it freeze all sensitive nuclear activities. British Foreign Minister Jack Straw said the EU had not "so far" discussed economic or diplomatic sanctions on Iran if it did not comply with the resolution by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), according to the Reuters news agency reporting from Brussels.
"What we would like to see is Iran implementing the terms of the resolution of the board of governors of the IAEA that was passed in September," Straw, whose country holds the rotating presidency of the 25-member EU, said.     
A joint statement by EU ministers said ties with Iran would be kept "under close review in light of progress on the nuclear file and other issues of concern", notably on human rights.
The EU has demanded that before negotiations, led by Britain, France and Germany, can resume, Tehran resume a freeze on conversion of uranium ore into a gas that can be used to make highly-enriched nuclear fuel.
"We all agree that long-term ties with Iran will depend on the actions undertaken by Tehran, notably in the nuclear area," French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy told reporters.
Reuters also reported that, “Thousands of opponents of Iran’s government demonstrated outside the meeting in Brussels, urging tougher action against Tehran and the removal of the People’s Mujahideen, an armed opposition group, from the EU’s list of terror groups.”
"The EU policy is very soft. The policy of appeasement has failed," said Mandana Alijani to Reuters, a 31-year-old doctor from London who left Iran when she was 12.