Iran’s Vice Presidency for Legal Affairs has announced the details of measures to support the country’s fight against the novel coronavirus.
The Islamic Republic of Iran’s administration has issued a statement about the Financial Action Task Force’s recent decision to put the country on its blacklist.
Iran President’s Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi says the government has taken measures that are expected to reduce the impact of the FATF blacklisting of the Islamic Republic on the country.
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has returned Iran to its blacklist because of Iran's non-compliance with the Palermo and the CFT Conventions. The move could create new and serious difficulties for Iran's financial relations that could be added to sanctions problems.
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has condemned the Financial Action Task Force’s blacklisting of the Islamic Republic saying that it is a politically-motivated action taken by international institutions.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has signed and announced the “Law on Transparency and Supervision of the Financing of Campaigns in the Parliamentary Elections" to the country’s ministry of interior for execution.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has ordered the implementation of a law ratified by the Iranian Parliament on designating US forces as terrorists.
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.
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.
A meeting has been held in Tehran on December 16 to mark the 70th anniversary of adoption of the four Geneva Conventions back in 1949, attended by Iranian and foreign guests, including the diplomatic officials residing in Tehran, as well as the military and administrative authorities.