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The latest news and views about accountability and transparency in Iran, particularly among government executives and state bodies.

FATF Issue Could Be Resolved As Vienna Talks Move Forward: Ex-Diplomat

A former Iranian diplomat has expressed hope as negotiations in Vienna bear fruit, the problem with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) inside Iran will be solved too.

Money Stolen by Russian Official Didn’t Belong to Iran: Spokesman

The Iranian government spokesman has rejected Russian media reports that the one-million-dollar cash allegedly stolen by a Russian Foreign Ministry official belongs to Iran.

Ratification of FATF Bills Prerequisite for Iran’s Access to Financial Resources:...

Spokesman for the Iranian Administration Ali Rabiei says ratification of the remaining bills regarding the Financial Action Task Force requirements will take the country out of the FATF blacklist and help it have access to financial resources and avoid futile international challenges.

Iran’s Leader Permits Expediency Council to Procced with Work on FATF...

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has approved the administration’s proposal for the extension of a process that authorizes the Expediency Council to review the remaining bills prepared by the government to take Iran out of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) blacklist.

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.

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?

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’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.

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.

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.