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Iran Government Issues Official Statement on FATF Blacklisting

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.
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Measures Taken to Foil FATF Blacklisting of Iran: Official

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.
FATF’s Blacklisting of Iran; Threat or Opportunity?

FATF’s Blacklisting of Iran; Threat or Opportunity?

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.
Iran Elections 2020: Rouhani Announces Law on Financial Transparency of Campaigns

Iran Elections 2020: Rouhani Announces Law on Financial Transparency of Campaigns

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.
Foreign Ministry Condemns FATF’s Blacklisting of Iran

Expediency Council Opposes Iran’s Accession to CFT, Palermo Convention

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.
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Iranian Gov’t Not against Popular Protests: VP

A senior Iranian official says the government is not opposed to free flow of information in society, and is resolved to pave the way for people to express their criticisms.
Foreign Ministry Condemns FATF’s Blacklisting of Iran

FATF Bills: In the Interest or to the Detriment of Iran?

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.

FATF Ultimatum to Iran Politically-Motivated: FM Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif deplored a recent decision by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global anti-money-laundering watchdog, to increase pressures on the Islamic Republic, describing it as a “politically-motivated” move.
FATF’s Blacklisting of Iran; Threat or Opportunity?

FATF Extends Suspension of Anti-Iran Measures for Last Time

The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has given Iran a final deadline of February 2020 to tighten its rules against money laundering in compliance with the global watchdog’s financial standards.
FATF’s Blacklisting of Iran; Threat or Opportunity?

Iran Says FATF Ratification Depends on Trump’s Behaviour

Ahmad Tavakoli, a member of Iran’s Expediency Council, says the country’s ratification of the bills required for taking Iran out of the FATF blacklist depends on the US president’s behaviours, and thus the Council has postponed reviewing the bills until a ripe time.