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Expediency Council leaves decision on Palermo bill to next session 26 Jan 2019

Expediency Council leaves decision on Palermo bill to next session

The Expediency Council’s Saturday meeting on joining the UN Convention on Transnational Crime (Palermo bill) ended without conclusion, leaving the final decision to the next session. The meeting was chaired by Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani, Iranian Judiciary Chief, and also attended by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani. According to Seyed […]

Qom seminary warns joining FATF favors enemies 16 Jan 2019

Qom seminary warns joining FATF favors enemies

 A host of elites from Qom seminary wrote a letter to the head of Expediency Council, warning that Iran’s joining FATF leads to enemies’ complete dominance over the country’s banking affairs. In a Wednesday letter to Ayatollah Amoli Larijani, Qom seminary elites mention that in case of Iran’s joining FATF, enemies can obtain banking information […]

Expediency Council to close case on CFT, Palermo bills by Feb 06 Jan 2019

Expediency Council to close case on CFT, Palermo bills by Feb

 Senior Iranian MP Falahatpisheh said Sun. that the fate of the two remaining FATF-related bills, namely CFT and Palermo, will be decided at the Expediency Council by next month. Chairman of National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of Iranian Parliament Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh said the Parliament will close the case on the bill on Iran’s accession to […]

Expediency Council to decide on CFT based on national interest: Rezaei 15 Dec 2018

Expediency Council to decide on CFT based on national interest: Rezaei

The Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei said that the council will certainly decide on the bill on Iran’s accession to the convention against the funding of terrorism (CFT) based on national and revolution’s interests. In a Saturday press conference, Rezaei said that the bill has not yet been received by the Expediency Council […]

Israel accession to FATF not important 13 Dec 2018

Israel accession to FATF not important

Alaeddin Boroujerdi said on Wednesday that the accession of Israel to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is not important for Iran, adding that the Zionist regime, whether it be a member of the FATF or not, makes every effort to pressure Iran. “Israel is an eternal enemy of the Islamic Iran and will spare […]

Iranian MPs Approve Amendment to Bill on Iran’s Accession to CFT 05 Dec 2018

Iranian MPs Approve Amendment to Bill on Iran’s Accession to CFT

Iranian lawmakers on Wednesday approved an amendment to the first article of a bill on the country’s accession to Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) treaty – a series of standards set by the FATF (Financial Action Task Force). During an open session of the parliament on Wednesday morning, the MPs discussed problems for which […]

Principalist representatives pen a letter of protest to Parl. speaker over FATF 27 Oct 2018

Principalist representatives pen a letter of protest to Parl. speaker over FATF

Today morning, a number of principalist representatives submitted a letter of protest to the Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and members of the Expediency Council (EC) on the move taken by the Parliament Speaker in sending two bills pertinent to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to the Expediency Council. Given the above issue, the […]

Cleric likens joining FATF to going to the gallows 20 Oct 2018

Cleric likens joining FATF to going to the gallows

 Tehran Friday prayer leader Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami has criticized the notion of joining the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), comparing it with going to the gallows. “The FATF’s executive secretary has said there’s no guarantee Iran would be removed from its blacklist,” Khatami told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, asking, “Now that there’s no guarantee, […]

Envoy warns of outside attempts to return Iran to FATF blacklist 01 Aug 2018

Envoy warns of outside attempts to return Iran to FATF blacklist

Iranian ambassador to UK said the US, Saudi Arabia, Argentina and Israel made a lot of efforts to return Iran to FATF blacklist at the last plenary session of the global financial watchdog in Paris. Hamid Baeidinejad, Iranian ambassador to London, warned that if Iran cannot come to a satisfactory conclusion on the bills proposed by […]

Joining FATF to Harm Iran’s National Interests: MP 15 Jul 2018

Joining FATF to Harm Iran’s National Interests: MP

 A senior Iranian lawmaker warned against a parliamentary bill aimed at the country’s accession to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), saying that it would harm the national interests. “We believe that cooperation with the FATF will result in the self-imposition of sanctions and will undermine the national interest of the country,” Mohammad Ali Pourmokhtar, […]