Swiss extend Iran asset freeze
Published: 18 Apr 2012 14:47 GMT+02:00
Updated: 18 Apr 2012 14:47 GMT+02:00
The move brings Switzerland closer into line with measures adopted by the European Union on January 23rd in response to Iran's controversial nuclear programme, a government statement said.
The Iranian Central Bank has escaped sanctions by Bern however, "due to its importance for the Iranian economy."
Iran's nuclear programme is a source of widespread concern in the international community with many accusing the country of developing nuclear weapons.