"Nevertheless, Iran will be held to account for all matters that affect European Union and global security interests...", including the assassinations in the Netherlands in 2015 and 2017, the letter said.
The move places both individuals and the intelligence unit onto the EU's terror list, accusing them of carrying out attacks as part of plots against Iranian opposition figures in Denmark and France.
France, which has already hit the two men and the ministry unit with sanctions, has said there was no doubt the Iranian intelligence ministry was behind a failed attack near Paris.
Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen tweeted shortly after, saying the EU's decision was "very encouraging".
For the first time, the Dutch government has publicly acknowledged two of its nationals of Iranian descent - and opposed to the Tehran regime - were murdered in 2015 and 2017, at the orchestrated hand of the Tehran regime. It said that the accusations were meant to damage EU-Iran relations.
The ministry also said that further sanctions are not ruled out if Iran does not cooperate with the ongoing investigations into the murders.
French security services concluded that the head of operations at Iran's intelligence ministry had ordered a plot to bomb a rally of the People's Mujahedeen of Iran (MEK) opposition group in a suburb of Paris in June past year - which Tehran strongly denied. The latter was dissident Iranian Arab activist Ahmad Mola Nissi who was gunned down by an unidentified assailant in front of his home in The Hague.
The Dutch ministers said that at a meeting with Iranian officials "it was emphasised that the measures were not linked" to the Iran nuclear deal.
Iran denies any involvement in the killings. Their names are set to appear officially in the EU's Official Journal on Wednesday.
"Accusing Iran won't absolve Europe of responsibility for harboring terrorists", Zarif said in a post on his official Twitter account.
The deputy minister and director general of intelligence is in Iran, while the Iranian diplomat was charged and is being held by Belgian authorities.
France a year ago imposed sanctions on two suspected Iranian agents and others from Iran's ministry of intelligence and security.
The European Commission, while backing Denmark's accusation and condemning Tehran, has urged member states to not let it impact the JCPOA Iran nuclear deal of 2015.
The EU has been straining to uphold the 2015 nuclear accord between Iran and world powers that US President Donald Trump pulled out of in May.
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The homeowner, Sylvia Dungan , told KION that she was out of town at the time of the licking, but that her children were home. The freaky event was caught on the Salinas , California , home's surveillance camera Saturday morning, according to KION .
He "exploited several vulnerabilities", investigators said, adding that several such security gaps have since been fixed. It has also emerged that German officials knew of at least one attack past year , but thought it was an isolated case.
Consequently, it is said to suggest their jobs were under threat should they not take action in the first six months of 2019. Pakistan International Airlines cabin crew face suspension should they tip the scales at 30lbs over the limit.
The journalist also said that Hazmat crews (they deal with unsafe substances) had entered the consulate building. Melbourne's Metropolitan Fire Brigade said it had been called to "a number of incidents" across the city.
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