Top authorities at Iran's Expediency Council have adamantly opposed the Islamic Republic’s accession to the Palermo Convention and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) treaty, describing them as threats to the national security.
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said that he agrees with Iran’s suggestion on using cryptocurrency as an alternative to the US dollar.
The Iranian government has once again called on the country’s Expediency Council to ratify the bills on Iran’s accession to the Financial Action Task Force, arguing that the US sanctions will hurt the country even more if the country fails to adhere to the standards set by the global anti-money laundering body.
The Italian head coach of Iran’s Esteghlal Tehran Football Club, Andrea Stramaccioni, has finally received part of his overdue salary payments after the representative of an Iranian bank gave him a check at Iran’s Embassy in Rome.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday submitted his administration’s proposed national budget bill for the next year to the parliament, saying the budget bill is based upon resistance and countering the sanctions.
Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnaser Hemmati and Oman’s Minister of Commerce and Industry have weighed a plan to facilitate financial transactions between the two Muslim neighbours.
Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi has hailed the reports that six other European countries are joining the special financial mechanism known as INSTEX, saying that Tehran hopes the move will give new energy to the mechanism and make it operational.
Iran’s energy minister says the country has already received a $2.2-billion loan from Russia and the remaining $2.8 billion would be paid to Iran in the next month.
A senior Iranian economic activist believes that the approval of the bills proposed by the Iranian government to adopt the standards set by the global anti-money laundering watchdog FATF can be very useful in the current situation.
Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnaser Hemmati has dismissed the US officials’ claim that sanctions have greatly diminished Iran’s oil exports, saying the Islamic Republic is boosting exports and its foreign trade is thriving despite the sanctions.