The governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced that €5.573 billion of the country’s frozen assets has been unblocked.
Minister of Finance, in his presser, said on Tuesday that talks are going on to use the country's blocked assets in other countries.
With the finalization of the negotiations between Iran and the United States to concurrently release the prisoners of the two countries, seven billion dollars of Iranian assets blocked abroad will also be unfrozen.
Chairman of Iran-Japan Joint Committee says it seems some openings are happening regarding Iran’s frozen assets in Japan but since no detail is revealed, he just talks about it based on his assumption.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the mechanism for returning Iranian assets from South Korea has been agreed upon by the parties.
Abdolnaser Hemmati said he is hopeful his visit to Baghdad on Monday and successful talks with Iraqi officials would enable Tehran to use more than $5 billion of its funds in the country.
Iran has stepped up efforts to use its foreign currency reserve assets frozen in other countries despite the US pressures, President Hassan Rouhani said.
Iran was taking legal steps to counter a lawsuit filed in a US court by creditors seeking to seize $1.7 billion of its assets held by Deutsche Boerse’s Clearstream unit, Iranian deputy says.
The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) is preparing to lodge an official complaint against South Korea, said a report, as Seoul refuses to return Iranian funds.
Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that Iran will adopt different methods to release its frozen assets in other countries.