France is pushing for the European Union to "target senior officials and hold them responsible for their actions" over Iran's repression of protests following the death of Mahsa Amini, Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna told parliament Tuesday, according to the AFP news agency.

Proposed sanctions include "freezing their assets and their right to travel", Colonna said, criticizing Tehran officials who she said "repress (protests) on the one hand and send many of their own children to live in the West on the other".

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