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Iran Expediency Council Again Delays Vote on Palermo Bill

Iran Expediency Council Again Delays Vote on Palermo Bill  Iran Expediency Council Again Delays Vote on Palermo Bill

The constitutional arbiter Expediency Council again was unable to reach a decision on a bill that endorses Iran's accession to the UN Convention on Transnational Crime, commonly known as the Palermo bill.
Saturday's delay means another extended postponement for the bill, which will have to wait until the next calendar year that starts on March 21 and is followed by a two-week Nouroz holiday season. 
Palermo bill is one of the four government bills that seek to bring Iran's anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism standards in line with international norms, specifically those defined by the global body Financial Action Task Force.

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