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02/16/08

Iran-U.S. meeting, in the framework of FATF: Economy Minister


TEHRAN, Feb. 16 (ISNA)-Iran's economy minister Davoud Danesh Jafari noted Iran and the U.S. financial officials meeting was not a special one and it took place within the framework of Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

FATF as the international watchdog wanted to have information about Iran's new anti-money laundering law so Iran was invited to Paris meeting, he said.

 
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Two experts from the central bank and finance ministry attended the meeting to confer the issue therefore it was a normal meeting of FATF and not at high level, he added.

Danesh Jafari also said that Iran is to participate in another meeting of FATF by the next one or two months.

Western media had reported the event as secret rare meeting between U.S. treasury department's deputy and senior officials from Iran's central bank and government.

 

 

 

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