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Joining FATF Crucial for Economic Betterment

“Mr. Zarif … underlined the importance of joining FATF and expressed hope that the Expediency Council would approve [the related bills] to help resolve economic problems,” says an MP
Joining FATF Crucial for Economic BettermentJoining FATF Crucial for Economic Betterment

Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif has once again reiterated the crucial role of implementing standards set by the global anti-money laundering watchdog in resolving economic challenges facing the country, a lawmaker said. 
“Mr. Zarif … underlined the importance of joining FATF and expressed hope that the Expediency Council would approve [the related bills] to help resolve economic problems,” Mehrdad Lahouti quoted the chief diplomat as saying during a meeting with members of a parliamentary faction on Sunday.
The legislation has long been demanded by the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force, which wants Iran to strengthen its legal framework to guard against money laundering and financing terrorism. 

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