EU expected to re-impose sanctions on Iranian oil tanker firm

February 12, 2015 12:13 PM

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union governments are expected to agree later on Thursday to put the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC), Iran's biggest tanker company, back on a list of sanctioned firms, EU diplomats said.

The EU's second-highest court ruled last July there were no grounds to blacklist the NITC after the company contested the designation, but the EU said it would seek legal means to keep the company on the list of companies under asset freezes.

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