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Iran Warns Canada against Giving Asylum to Embezzlers

Iran’s Attorney General has called on the Canadian judiciary and police to prevent their country from turning into a centre of frauds and a safe haven for embezzlers.

Iranian Canadians Sign Petition against Two Fugitive Embezzlers

Members of the Iranian-Canadian community have signed a petition against two Iranian embezzlers who are now living in Canada after escaping justice in Iran.

‘UK Extension of Diplomatic Protection to Zaghari Not Constructive’

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the British government's extension of diplomatic protection to an Iranian citizen is not a constructive and positive measure.

New Judiciary Chief Vows to Transform Iran’s Legal System

Iran’s new chief justice, Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi, has pledged a legal transformation to address the country’s changing priorities in the "second phase" of the Islamic Revolution.

Iran President Offers Congratulations to New Judiciary Chief Raisi

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi on his appointment as the new Judiciary chief, expressing his readiness for mutual cooperation.

Iran Leader Appoints Ayatollah Raisi as New Judiciary Chief

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has appointed veteran judicial official, Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi, as new head of Iran’s Judiciary.

UN to Rebuke Saudi’s Human Rights Violations for First Time

Saudi Arabia is to be censured for the first time at the UN Human Rights Council over its dark record of violating human rights, particularly for detention of women’s rights activists and the brutal murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey.

‘Iran’s Trade with World to Get More Difficult without FATF’

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says adoption of the standards set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is not expected to remove all economic problems of Iran but failing to adopt them will hamper the country’s trade exchange with the outside world.

Iran Must Enjoy Benefits of Implementing Palermo Convention: VP

Iranian Vice President for Legal Affairs, Laya Joneydi, says when Iran, in accordance with its domestic law, implements the provisions of the Palermo Convention against Transnational Organised Crime, it must also benefit from the convention’s advantages.
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FATF Accession Key to Surviving US Sanctions: Iran

If the Islamic Republic is to continue its trade exchanges with the outside world amid the harsh sanctions imposed on the country, it needs some specific work tools, one of which is the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), says Hossein Gharibi, an assistant to Iran’s foreign minister.

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