Parliamentary economic, legal committees to decide on FATF: MP

January 16, 2018

TEHRAN - The economic and legal committees of the parliament will examine a bill to join the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an anti-money laundering organization, Majlis Economic Committee Chairman Mohammadreza Pourebrahimi has said. 

Pourebrahimi said the two committees’ decision on the issue will take into account the considerations of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, Fars reported on Monday.

He also pointed to the complications of the issue, saying a decision will not be made before the end of the current Persian year, which ends on March 20, 2018.

MH/PA

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