On December 1, 2011; the European Union agreed on new sanctions to Iran due to the British embassy storming. Now Italy, France, Germany and the Netherlands are pulling out their foreign ministers from the Middle Eastern country.
EU foreign ministers met in Brussels this Thursday and agreed on new sanctions that apply to 143 entities and 37 individuals, informed Maja Kocijancic, spokeswomen for EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton.
Britain closed its embassy in Iran and evacuated its entire staff from the country last Wednesday in response to the incident. The demonstrations in Tehran occurred because Britain cut all financial ties with Iran over concerns about its nuclear program. (AV)