Nuclear-related sanctions on Iran lifted: EU's Mogherini

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Vienna (Austria) (AFP)

Multinational and national nuclear-related sanctions on Iran are lifted following Tehran's compliance with July's atomic deal with major powers, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Saturday.

"As Iran has fulfilled its commitments, today, multilateral and national economic and financial sanctions related to Iran's nuclear programme are lifted in accordance" with the July deal, Mogherini said in Vienna.