Tehran (IP) - The Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran has considered the decision of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to put Iran's name on the blacklist of non-cooperating countries, as a politically motivated decision carried out at the behest of Iran's enemies.
The Western block, led by the US has long favored a policy of comprehensive pressure on the Islamic Republic of Iran to force it to change its principles and policies. One of the most important aspects of this approach is financial and economic pressures on Iran.
The US Department of State welcomed the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)’s call to place Iran on its blacklist on Friday.
Tehran (IP) - Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman described the FATF's measure to blacklist the Islamic Republic as a mere political act, saying that labeling Iran to money laundering and financing terrorism is a baseless allegation.
Tehran (IP) - Governor of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnasser Hemmati emphasized that the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) decision will not pose a problem for Iran's foreign trade and exchange rate stability.
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has placed Iran on its blacklist on Friday after European countries decided to join Washington in its ‘Maximum Pressure’ campaign against Tehran.
The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is reportedly likely to place Iran on its blacklist on Friday.
On the sideline of Wednesday's cabinet session, the Chief of Staff of the President, Mahmoud Vaezi said: "Those who are against FATF must accept responsibility for the ensuing repercussions for our banking system and for our economy."
Tehran ( IP) - The chief of staff at the presidential office, told reporters on the sidelines of a weekly government meeting that the FATF bills were not approved by the Expediency Council and complained about the delay in the approval of the bills.
A member of the Iranian Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mining, and Agriculture (ICCIMA) said that the failure to ratify the FATF exacerbates economic sanctions against Iran and our country will go under greater pressure.