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Vote on CFT Bill Delayed

Vote on CFT Bill Delayed Vote on CFT Bill Delayed

As lawmakers discussed the amendment bill related to Iran’s Law of Combating the Financing of Terrorism, disagreements over certain issues, including the definition of terrorism and support for liberation movements, delayed its approval. 
The ratification of the bill is a key component of Iran’s action plan to permanently exit the blacklist of the Financial Action Task Force–the intergovernmental body that fights money laundering across the world. 
ICANA, the parliament’s news website, reported on Tuesday that some lawmakers had gathered signatures demanding that a final vote on the bill be postponed until six months. 


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