Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif denounced the US government’s moves to seize or put freezes on Iran’s assets abroad as a plain case of international banditry.
A number of Iranian nationals living in Britain have rejected the reports about the closure of their accounts in UK banks, expressing concern over the spread of such rumours which can tarnish their reputation and lead to the creation of growing distrust towards them.
Iranian people are authorized to keep up to 10,000 euros or its equivalent in other currencies, according to the country’s central bank.
Iran’s parliament speaker says the signature of a nuclear agreement between Tehran and the P5+1 group has led to a relative rise in foreign investment in the country.
The governor of the Central Bank of Iran believes that the country will be able to meet the conditions needed to become a full-time member of the Financial Action Task Force when the organization takes up Iran's case in May.
A recent move by the US Treasury Department to allow US nationals to open accounts at Iranian banks could be perceived as US President Trump’s first positive move towards implementing the nuclear deal with Tehran.
A number of Iranian lawmakers have criticized the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) for its anti-Iran statement, and called on Iranian officials to be extremely cautious about the privileges they grant the organization.
Finance Minister Michel Sapin announced that Paris is working on plans to issue direct loans to companies that want to invest in Iran.
A source close to the Central Bank of Iran announced that Americans who live in Iran can open bank accounts in the country.
An Iranian lawmaker underlined the need for using global financial standards in Iran’s economy so that the country’s international banking and economic relations can develop.