As reported in our previous issue, the Joint Plan of Action (“JPA”) entered into between Iran and the E3+3 countries China, France, Germany, Russia, UK and USA has been extended for a further 7 months as negotiations over Iran’s nuclear programme continue. The EU has now published the information in Council Decision 2014/829/CFSP. The negotiations were initially extended in July until 24 November 2014 and will now last until 30 June 2015.

For further information on the JPA negotiations, please see Issue 24 and Issue 31 of our Sanctions Alert.