Global watchdog places Iran on terrorism financing blacklist

Pedro Gonçalves
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The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF)  placed Iran on its terrorism financing blacklist after Tehran refused to comply with the watchdog's requirements. The decision came after more than three years of warnings from the FATF, urging the Islamic Republic to either enact terrorist financing conventions or see its reprieve from the blacklist lifted and some counter-measures imposed. "Until Iran implements the measures required to address the deficiencies identified with respect to countering terrorism-financing in the Action Plan, the FATF will remain concerned with the terr...

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