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Iran claimed it arrested 12 CIA spies. Iranian officials say the arrested spies were on a mission to cripple Iran's nuclear, military, and security areas. France is pushing for a European oil embargo on Iran, breaking a diplomatic taboo that could have significant ramifications for the energy market and global economic growth.
Canada and the European Union announced further sanctions on Iran. France called for sanctions on an "unprecedented scale," and urged a halt to purchases of Iranian oil and a freeze on its central bank assets. Russia called the sanctions "unacceptable." Iran said the sanctions "will have no impact."
In a new round of sanctions, the UK ordered its financial institutions to stop doing business with Iranian banks, including the central bank. The US plans to name Iran a "primary money laundering concern." The Iranian foreign minister said sanctions were hurting the economy.
Iran's civil defense organization detected the Duqu computer virus. Similar to the Stuxnet computer virus, Duqu is aimed at sabotaging Iran's nuclear sites.