SWIFT

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  • Zarif NBC 2019-06-23 18:30

    Iran in talks with several countries for monetary agreements: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Negotiations for monetary agreements are underway with several countries, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday.

  • Daryl Kimball 2018-11-18 09:40

    By Hamid Bayati

    New sanctions against Iran showed U.S. irresponsibility: Daryl Kimball

    TEHRAN - Daryl Kimball, executive director of the Arms Control Association in Washington believes the new sanctions against Iran showed U.S. irresponsibility. He adds the re-imposition on Nov. 5 of oil-related sanctions on Iran by the Trump administration’s compounds President Trump's reckless and irresponsible decision in May to violate the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, despite acknowledging Iran’s compliance with the accord, and reimpose sanctions.

  • Peter Jenkins 2018-11-17 10:57

    By Javad Heirannia

    Re-imposition of sanctions on Iran is violation of UN Security Council resolution: Jenkins

    TEHRAN - Peter Jenkins, former UK Ambassador to the IAEA and UN says that the re-imposition of sanctions by the U.S. against Iran puts at risk the July 2015 nuclear agreement known as the JCPOA.

  • James M. Dorsey 2018-11-14 10:41

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. new sanctions will impact Iranians: Dorsey

    TEHRAN - James M. Dorsey, a senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University, says the new U.S. sanctions will affect the lives of the Iranian people. 

  • SWIFT 2018-11-13 20:29

    SWIFT’s Iran ban not to harm foreign trade: CBI

    TEHRAN- The blacklisting of Iran from the Belgium-based international financial messaging system (SWIFT) will cause the country’s foreign financial transactions and trade no harm, the public relations department of the Central bank of Iran (CBI) announced.

  • Paul Pillar 2018-11-10 09:50

    By Javad Heirannia

    Reimposing sanctions on Iran is not in U.S. national interests: ex-senior CIA official

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that obviously with the U.S. administration reneging on the JCPOA, Iran is not getting much of the economic benefit it expected when it negotiated the agreement.  

  • Kelsey Davenport, Director for Nonproliferation Policy at the Arms Control Association 2018-11-10 09:00

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump’s decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran only isolates Washington: Davenport

    TEHRAN - Kelsey Davenport, Director for Nonproliferation Policy at the Arms Control Association says that “Trump’s decision to violate the nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions only isolates Washington, undermines U.S. credibility, and risks damaging the utility of sanctions down the road.”

  • Richard Nephew 2018-11-05 11:07

    By Javad Heirannia

    New sanctions on Iran will not fulfill U.S. national interest: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that U.S. new sanctions on Iran will not fulfill U.S. national interest in long term

  • Trump 2018-10-13 16:13

    U.S. can’t challenge Iran without allies: Bloomberg

    The Trump administration seems determined to cut Iran off from the global financial system. As it reimposes sanctions on the country next month, it may take aim at the SWIFT messaging network that enables cross-border payments worldwide. This is a bad idea.

  • سوئیفت 2018-10-09 19:55

    Europe steps up drive to exempt Swift from Iran sanctions

    European finance ministers will try to persuade the Trump administration not to cut off Iran’s access to Swift, the global financial messaging service, in meetings with Steven Mnuchin, the U.S. Treasury secretary, at the IMF gathering in Bali this week.

  • Merkel 2018-08-29 10:32

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    Merkel vs. EU’s U.S. - independent payment system

    Recent contradictory statements by the German Chancellor and German Foreign Minister on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) over an independent payment system for Iran attracted the attention of many international experts and analysts.

  • Iran - U.S. 2018-08-26 09:18

    Top U.S. banks won’t commit to ending Iranian financial access

    Two top American financial institutions would not commit to cutting Iranian access to international financial markets, a cornerstone of the Trump administration's new sanctions on Iran, adding fuel to concerns among U.S. officials about efforts by European countries and Iran's regional allies to skirt the new American sanctions ahead of a Nov. 4 implementation deadline, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.

  • iran germany 2018-08-25 11:30

    Defending Iran deal, Germany looks to bypass U.S. payment channels

    Europe should look to bypass U.S. payment systems by creating its own financial channels, a European monetary fund and international bank transfer system like SWIFT, Germany's foreign minister has said.

  • SEPAM 2018-08-13 09:38

    SEPAM ready to replace SWIFT: CBI deputy director

    TEHRAN- Iranian financial telecommunications system, known as SEPAM, is ready to replace the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) in the country’s international financial transactions, the Central Bank of Iran’s (CBI) deputy for modern technologies announced in a meeting on Sunday, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • Finance 2017-09-20 09:19

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Foreign finance a post-sanction necessity?

    The implementation of Iran’s nuclear deal in January 2016 lifted a majority of sanctions against the country. Among the most important removed sanctions were those on the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), the oil industry, shipping lines and commercial aviation industry.

  • Economy 2017-05-14 20:43

    By: Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Rouhani’s economic legacy

    The presidential election is scheduled for Friday in Iran. If the incumbent president Hassan Rouhani loses the bid for re-election, the next president will take office in less than three months. In that case, what economic achievements will the next president inherit from Rouhani?

  • اقتصاد-ظریف 2017-01-24 20:27

    Zarif talks sense on sluggish banking 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif launched a strong defense of the 2015 international nuclear deal with world powers, blaming long parting from the global banking system as one cause for the sluggish opening in international banking ties after the accord.