Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the complaint that Tehran has filed against the US is due to Washington’s breach of its international commitments, particularly the 1955 Treaty of Amity.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country has officially filed a lawsuit against the US in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over the unilateral sanctions Washington re-imposed against the Islamic Republic.
The spokesman for Iran’s Guardian Council said the body has rejected the parliament’s legislation amending Iran’s Counter Terrorist Finance law in accordance with standards set by the global anti-money laundering body, Financial Action Task Force.
The support offered by western governments to the Mujahedin Khalq Organization, as demonstrated in the annual meeting of the group last Saturday, discredits the definition of terrorism offered by the G7-created Financial Action Task Force.
An Iranian human rights NGO is going to a send a petition on behalf of Iranian victims of Mojahedin Khalq Organization to international organizations including the United Nations, demanding that the terrorist outfit be brought to justice.
The Financial Action Task Force says it has decided to continue the suspension of its counter-measures against Iran, but Tehran needs to enact amendments to its AML and CFT laws and ratify the Palermo and TF Conventions by October.
Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, says there is no need to join international treaties and conventions that do not serve the country’s national interests.
Members of the Iranian parliament have unanimously approved an amended version of a bill on Iran’s accession to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC).
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has urged immediate punishment of a school official accused of abusing a number of schoolboys in a Tehran high school.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has joined a nation-wide campaign called 'No to Road Accidents' as the Nowruz vacations begin.