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The EU subscribes to and promotes the highest level of nuclear safety across the globe. We work in bilateral and regional settings and with relevant multilateral organisations to ensure the continuous improvement of nuclear safety and effective nuclear safeguards. Outreach in this area is funded by a dedicated financial instrument established under the EURATOM Treaty.
As the first batch of re-imposed US sanctions on Iran takes effect, the EU’s updated Blocking Statute enters into force tomorrow to mitigate their impact on the interests of EU companies doing legitimate business in Iran.
The European Union remains committed to support the full and effective implementation of the nuclear deal, said High Representative Federica Mogherini following an EU/E3 and Iran meeting today on the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) attended by the Foreign Ministers of France, Germany, United Kingdom and Iran.
The European Council comprised of heads of state and government of the 28 EU member states on 19 October reconfirmed in written Conclusions their strong stand for the full and unconditional denuclearisation of North Korea.
All 28 EU member states stand united behind the Iran deal, which has been effective in limiting the country's nuclear programme.
The EU today adopted new sanctions in response to North Korea's missile programme, aiming to pressure Pyongyang into dialogue aiming at peaceful, verifiable denuclearisation. The sanctions complement and reinforce the UN Security Council sanctions, and take effect immediately.
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