FATF

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  • ansari 2019-05-21 21:37

    ‘CFT and Palermo are being studied’

    TEHRAN - Majid Ansari has said the Expediency Council is studying CFT (the convention combatting financing of terrorism) and Palermo bill.

  • Europe’s JCPOA behavior has FATF implications: MP 2019-05-12 22:43

    Europe’s JCPOA behavior has FATF implications: MP

    TEHRAN – A member of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee says the European countries’ rejection of Iran’s ultimatum on the 2015 nuclear agreement has a message for those who favor approval of the FATF-related bills in the Expediency Council.

  • Ex-lawmaker rejects idea of referendum on FATF 2019-05-11 19:52

    Ex-lawmaker rejects idea of referendum on FATF

    TEHRAN – Former senior lawmaker Mohammad Reza Bahonar has rejected the notion of putting to a referendum accession to the FATF, saying such decisions should be decided by the country’s diplomatic body.

  • ‘I’ve grown concerned about accession to FATF’ 2019-05-04 19:29

    ‘I’ve grown concerned about accession to FATF’

    TEHRAN – A member of the Expediency Council says while he used to be only uncertain about Iran’s accession to the Paris-based FATF, he has gradually become “concerned” about the move.

  • Qalibaf: Giving ‘yes’ or ‘no’ vote to FATF will fail to secure interests 2019-04-22 18:48

    Qalibaf: Giving ‘yes’ or ‘no’ vote to FATF will fail to secure interests

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, a member of the Expediency Council and former presidential contender, has said accepting the FATF’s recommendations is “to our detriment”.

  • Pakistan to comply on 15 FATF conditions 2019-03-10 10:09

    Pakistan to comply on 15 FATF conditions

    TEHRAN_To avoid falling into the blacklist of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Pakistan is required to show its compliance on 15 major conditions of the financial watchdog till May 2019.

  • qassemi 2019-03-06 21:49

    It is essential experts help Expediency Council in decision on FATF: Foreign Ministry official

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Tuesday that it is necessary that economic experts help members of the Expediency Council in their decision on joining the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

  • Iranians not trusting Europe over JCPOA: Kharrazi 2019-03-05 19:57

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Iranians not trusting Europe over JCPOA: Kharrazi

    TEHRAN – Kamal Kharrazi, chief of the Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, said on Tuesday that Europe’s approach to the 2015 nuclear pact has caused Iranians to become more distrustful of Europe.

  • zarif 2019-03-03 20:24

    Zarif highlights necessity of joining FATF

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that it is essential to approve the bills to join the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

  • Decision on Palermo postponed to next calendar year 2019-03-02 21:09

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Decision on Palermo postponed to next calendar year

    Rezaee says Expediency Council’s decision on Palermo is dependent on FATF and Europe’s conduct

    TEHRAN – A member of the Expediency Council said on Saturday that the fate of the bill on UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, also known as Palermo Convention, was not decided during the council’s meeting which was held earlier in the day.

  • Rouhani 2019-02-26 21:36

    Rouhani pushes for better intl. banking ties

    Rouhani to opponents: ‘Let the government do its job’

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has asked his political opponents to “let his administration do its job” and avoid building walls around the government, because “it won’t benefit the people.”

  • Official warns of ambiguities in FATF 2019-02-24 21:53

    Official warns of ambiguities in FATF

    TEHRAN – Mohsen Rezaee, secretary of the Expediency Council, said on Saturday there are many ambiguities surrounding the FATF, the Financial Action Task Force.

  • zarif 2019-02-24 21:52

    Foreign Minister Zarif says Expediency Council should decide on FATF based on realities

    Zarif, Araqchi push for ratification of FATF by Expediency Council

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his deputy Abbas Araqchi on Sunday called for ratification of the FATF by the Expediency Council.

  • FATF retains Pakistan on its ‘grey list’ 2019-02-24 10:24

    FATF retains Pakistan on its ‘grey list’

    TEHRAN - In another setback for the government in Islamabad, Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has retained Pakistan on its ‘grey list’, citing ‘limited progress’.

  • salehi 2019-02-23 20:24

    Iran not to take decision on nuclear deal emotionally: Salehi

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Salehi, director of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, said on Saturday that Tehran will not take decision on the 2015 nuclear deal emotionally.

  • ّFATF 2019-02-22 20:45

    FATF gives Iran until June to strengthen anti-money laundering rules

    TEHRAN – Iran has until June to fix its anti-money laundering and terrorism financing rules or face increased international scrutiny of its banks, a global watchdog said on Friday.

  • MP: Officials won’t accept EU conditions for implementing INSTEX 2019-02-19 09:24

    MP: Officials won’t accept EU conditions for implementing INSTEX

    TEHRAN – Iranian authorities will in no way accept the Europeans’ conditions for implementing INSTEX, a European financial channel for trade with Iran, a lawmaker has said.

  • ‘EU after blackmailing Iran by tying INSTEX to CFT, Palermo’ 2019-02-05 21:19

    ‘EU after blackmailing Iran by tying INSTEX to CFT, Palermo’

    TEHRAN – Mohsen Rezaee, secretary of the Expediency Council, says he regards tying INSTEX, a financial channel for trade with Iran, to Tehran’s accession to the CFT and the Palermo Convention as some sort of blackmail.

  • Foreign Ministry 2019-02-05 20:22

    INSTEX should not be tied to FATF, Tehran tells EU

    TEHRAN - Iran has said European countries should not link a payment mechanism that they have announced to safeguard trade with the Islamic Republic to an approval of the FATF by Tehran.

  • Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, the Armed Forces Chief of Staff 2019-02-05 17:46

    Military chief: Enemies spend $100bn annually to counter Islamic Revolution

    TEHRAN - Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, the Armed Forces Chief of Staff, said on Tuesday that enemies spend $100 billion annually to counter Islam and the Islamic Revolution.

  • zarif 2019-02-04 20:18

    ‘Zarif has said INSTEX is not related to FATF’

    TEHRAN – An MP said on Monday that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that INSTEX (Instrument for Supporting Trade Exchanges) is not related to the Financial Action Task Force, ISNA reported.

  • MP advises Europe against linking FATF to INSTEX 2019-02-02 20:33

    MP advises Europe against linking FATF to INSTEX

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has advised Europe against linking the FATF and similar issues to INSTEX, a new transaction channel that will allow European companies to continue trading with Iran despite U.S. sanctions.

  • vahidi 2019-01-28 20:10

    ‘U.S. seeking to restrict Iran’s defense power through FATF’

    TEHRAN - Ahmad Vahidi, president of the Supreme National Defense University, said on Monday that the U.S. is seeking to restrict Iran’s defense and nuclear power through the FATF (Financial Action Task Force).

  • Majlis committee holds meeting on Warsaw summit 2019-01-27 21:11

    “EU will not tolerate a suicidal atmosphere against Iran”

    MP believes FATF blacklisting of Iran is unlikely 

    TEHRAN – The head of the Majlis (parliament) National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said he does not think the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will blacklist Iran if the country does not fully implement the money-laundering watchdog’s requirements.

  • Not joining FATF would be ‘detrimental’: businessperson 2019-01-26 20:38

    Not joining FATF would be ‘detrimental’: businessperson

    TEHRAN – Pedram Soltani, the vice chairman of the Iranian chamber of commerce, has argued that if Iran fails to join the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the country will deprive itself from selling oil, even to China.

  • FATF would be just like JCPOA: cleric 2019-01-25 19:26

    FATF would be just like JCPOA: cleric

    TEHRAN – The interim Friday prayer preacher of Tehran says the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has been created by the think tanks of plundering countries who are after disarming the Islamic Republic.

  • Iranian clerics hold demonstration against FATF, Palermo 2019-01-20 14:04

    Iranian clerics hold demonstration against FATF, Palermo

    A number of Iranian clerics held a demonstration against Iran’s joining to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the Palermo Convention in Qom on Saturday.

  • FATF is a U.S. Treasury tool aimed to dominate others: cleric 2019-01-18 23:24

    FATF is a U.S. Treasury tool aimed to dominate others: cleric

    TEHRAN – Tehran Friday prayer leader Ayatollah Mohammad-Ali Movahedi Kermani has warned against Iran’s accession to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), saying the FATF is a wing of U.S. Treasury which aims to establish its intelligence dominance over other countries.

  • Qom seminary elites warn against joining FATF 2019-01-17 02:20

    Qom seminary elites warn against joining FATF

    TEHRAN – A number of Qom seminary elites wrote a letter to Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani, the chairman of the Expediency Council, warning that Iran’s accession to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will lead to the enemies’ complete dominance over Iran’s banking system.

  • Joining FATF will leave no excuse by the other side: MP 2019-01-06 22:24

    Joining FATF will leave no excuse by the other side: MP

    TEHRAN – MP Mostafa Kavakebian has said while there’s no guarantee that Iran’s banking problems would be resolved after joining the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), doing so would put an end to excuses by the other side.