Iran top banker says the United States has failed to do its share of lifting economic sanctions against Iran as per a deal that was signed over the country’s nuclear energy activities last summer.
Iran says the United States has vowed not to punish European banks that facilitate transactions with it.
Head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations Kamal Kharrazi said the country’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) has set some new conditions for joining the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
The Anti-Money Laundering Supreme Council has issued a statement to clear the vague points about Iran’s accession to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
A senior Iranian lawmaker warned that an agreement between the Islamic Republic and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the policy-making body of the international financial system, threatens the country’s national security.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi announced that the country’s alleged deal with Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has nothing to do with the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.
German media say three Iranian banks plan to open branches in Munich in the near future in what is expected to help stimulate business ties between the two countries.
Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has reported that Iranian banks are planning to establish their representative offices in three European countries of Britain, Italy and Germany.
Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Chief Valiollah Seif announced plans for a comprehensive reform of the country’s financial sector, including changes in laws and regulations of the banking sector and the Central Bank.
US payment of $400 million of Iranian money which sparked outcry among American politicians has been followed by another transfer of $1.3 billion, media reports say.