'EU ban on Iran media step towards military intervention' [Chris Bambery © RT]
- uploaded: Oct 16, 2012
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Nineteen Iranian state-run TV and radio stations have been taken off air in the EU. The decision by a leading satellite provider comes as European officials imposed new sanctions against Tehran.
They're targeting Iran's banking sector and energy trade and are aimed at making it curb its suspected nuclear weapons program.
Political analyst Chris Bambery says the measure is simply an attack on freedom of speech.