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FATF Once Again Suspends Countermeasures against Iran

The Financial Action Task Force, an international anti-money laundering body, has once again delayed some penalties against Iran, but kept the Islamic Republic in its black list and threatened action in June.

“Iran’s Cooperation with FATF to Increase Impact of Sanctions”

The conservative newspaper Kayhan has harshly criticized the Iranian government’s plan to implement the regulations of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), saying such cooperation would just make more effective the US sanctions on Iran.

‘West Using FATF to Get More Concessions from Iran’

A senior Iranian lawmaker says the West’s refusal to remove Iran from the FATF’s blacklist is a breach of their commitments and a move to extract more concessions from the Islamic Republic.

FATF Extends Suspension of Financial Restrictions on Iran

The world’s anti-money laundering body, known as FATF, has extended the suspension of its restrictions on Iran, lauding the Islamic Republic’s commitment to implement measures to address shortcomings in its anti-money laundering policies.

Iran FM Rejects ‘Shameful’ Claim about Deal with US on General Soleimani

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed the ‘shameful’ claims that Rouhani’s government has vowed to hand over General Soleimani to US in exchange for the removal of banking restrictions.

Iranian MPs Call for Caution in Dealing with FATF

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.
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Iran’s SNSC Sets New Conditions for Joining FATF

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).

Iran’s Top Anti-Money Laundry Body Clears FATF Ambiguities

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).

FATF Has Nothing to Do with JCPOA: Spokesman

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.

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