Hague plea to Israel over Iran

Israel should avoid taking any action that would undermine the interim nuclear deal between Iran and the international community, the Foreign Secretary William Hague has told MPs.

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Hague: Core sanctions will remain in place

Foreign Secretary William Hague says core sanctions on Iran will remain in place. These include sanctions against the Iranian Central Bank, US trade restrictions, all UN Security Council sanctions and restricted access to its foreign assets.

Most importantly, the EU ban on Iran's crude oil will also remain in place. For Iran, this means loss of sales worth about $4 billion (£2.5 billion) per month.

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