Financial Action Task Force (FATF)


  • FATF 2020-12-14 20:20

    Leader agrees with president’s request to extend discussion on FATF

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has given the nod to a request by President Hassan Rouhani to extend the time of discussing Financial Action Task Force (FATF) conventions.

  • Hemmati 2019-12-25 16:46

    Joining FATF is in line with national interests: CBI governor

    TEHRAN – The governor of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) says joining the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is in line with the interests of the country’s banking system, IRNA reported.

  • Reza'ei 2019-12-24 19:26

    Expediency Council still evaluating FATF-related bills: secretary 

    TEHRAN - The secretary of the Guardian Council announced on Tuesday that Palermo and CFT bills are still under assessment in the council. 

  • Dejpasand 2019-12-24 14:04

    Iran has taken significant steps to counter money laundering: fin. min.

    TEHRAN - Iranian Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Farhad Dejpasand said on Monday that Iran has taken very effective and practical measures for countering money laundering and cooperation with Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

  • FATF 2019-12-23 09:10

    Palermo, CFT bills still on evaluation table: Expediency Council

    TEHRAN - The two FATF-related bills of Palermo and CFT have not yet received green light, the Expediency Council announced in a statement on Saturday, saying the bills are under accurate assessment. 

  • FATF 2019-12-22 14:09

    By Mehdi Garshasbi

    A new wave of strange claims about Iran and the FATF

    New media warfare has recently been launched about the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Some claims have also been stated in this regard that are far away from truth.

  • FATF 2019-12-16 11:29

    Iran denies being on FATF blacklist

    TEHRAN - Head of Financial Information Department at Iran’s Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs rejected the reports that Iran has been put on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)’s blacklist, IRIB reported.

  • FATF 2019-11-13 20:43

    University professor argues joining FATF will narrow down pressure on Iran

    TEHRAN – A university professor has opined that the core of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is monetary transparency, so joining to the body will remarkably slow down international pressure on Iran. 

  • khamenei 2019-03-15 20:06

    U.S. to suffer heaviest defeat in history: Ayatollah Khamenei

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Thursday that Washington has imposed the “strongest sanctions in history” on Iran, however, the U.S. will suffer “heaviest defeat in history”.

  • FATF 2019-02-26 20:45

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Contentious case of FATF membership

    The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Friday extended the suspension of countermeasures against Iran for another four months, until June, recognizing the country's efforts in meeting its Action Plan.

  • 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.

  • From left, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas launch the long-awaited special vehicle for Iran trade in Bucharest, Romania, on Jan. 31. (Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images) 2019-02-01 22:13

    BY Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    SPV: A European mechanism to struggle U.S., gain economic autonomy

    In their joint statement on that last day of January, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, and British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt introduced the SPV (a special purpose vehicle) also called INSTEX (Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges), the financial mechanism which enables Iran to keep doing business with the rest of the world despite the draconian financial sanctions imposed by the Trump administration.

  • Saudi Arabia blacklisted for posing threat to EU 2019-01-27 15:10

    Saudi Arabia blacklisted for posing threat to EU

    Saudi Arabia has reportedly been included in an EU draft list of countries that pose a threat to the bloc due to their alleged lax control on money laundering and terrorism financing.

  • fatf 2018-10-20 19:47

    Iran urges FATF to focus on technical reports

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Friday that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) should focus on technical reports and avoid any political motivations.