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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.
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FATF Extends Iran’s Deadline until October

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) said Iran had until October to meet international standards against money-laundering and terror financing.

‘Mistrust of Europe Turns FATF into Highly Sensitive Issue in Iran’

A senior advisor to Iran’s Leader says the Iranian nation’s mistrust of Europeans has turned the issue of the Islamic Republic’s adoption of the standards set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) into a highly sensitive issue.

‘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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Guardian Council Says Not Worried about Plebiscite on FATF Accession

Iran's Guardian Council Spokesman Abbas Kadkhodaei says the council is not afraid of any referendum on Iran’s adoption of Palermo Convention and the Convention against Financing of Terrorism (CFT).
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Iran Says FATF Extended Its Deadline to Avoid ‘Deadlock’

Iran’s nuclear chief says the Financial Action Task Force’s extension of its anti-Iran measures shows the global anti-money laundering body doesn’t want to create a “deadlock” in its relations with Iran.
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FATF Extends Iran’s Deadline by June

The global anti-money laundering body, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), on Friday gave Iran until June to come into compliance with anti-terror financial measures or said it will face tougher financial oversight.

INSTEX Implementation Not Possible without FATF: Germany

The German ambassador to Tehran has denied the allegation that the European Union has set conditions for implementing its special purpose vehicle for trade with Iran, but at the same time noted that European banks would not work with Tehran if the country fails to adopt the FATF standards.

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