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July 27, 2010

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Europe Imposes New Sanctions on Iran
Stephen Castle, The New York Times

The European Union intensified the economic isolation of Iran over its nuclear program by ordering its toughest economic sanctions yet against the Iranian government on Monday. European energy companies and insurers affected by the new controls promised to comply.

Although European companies will still be allowed to import oil and gas from Iran, the sanctions go beyond those in the fourth round imposed by the United Nations last month. The European move follows the imposition of additional sanctions by the United States. | Full Article

Iran Sends Letter to Nuclear Watchdog about Restarting Talks
Ivan Watson, CNN

Iran submitted a letter to the International Atomic Energy Agency on Monday, proposing to restart limited talks on an exchange of nuclear fuel. | Full Article

EU Commits $7M for Monitoring Under CTBT
Global Security Newswire

The European Union Council yesterday set aside nearly $7 million yesterday for bolstering capabilities to monitor compliance with the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. | Full Article

Japan Panel Moots Defence Policy Changes: Reports
Kyoko Hasegawa, Agence France-Presse

A Japanese government panel will recommend deploying more armed forces in coastal areas that have seen heavy Chinese naval traffic and relaxing rules on nuclear arms transfers, media reported Tuesday. | Full Article

Indian Liability Debate Returns
World Nuclear News

The Indian parliamentary committee studying the implications of Nuclear Civil Liability Bill will submit its report to the upper house of the parliament in the monsoon session starting next week. | Full Article

Ground Laid for First Nuclear Reactor
Taylor Luck, The Jordan Times

Work is now under way to establish Jordan's first nuclear reactor following the signing of a $70 million soft loan agreement with South Korea on Monday. | Full Article


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