France says will urge banks to cooperate with Iran

France says will urge banks to cooperate with Iran

Tehran, March 5, IRNA – French Minister of Economy Michel Sapin said he will do his best to urge French banks including the country’s central bank to cooperate with Iran.

The French minister was talking to reporters after a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Ali Tayyebnia on Saturday.

French companies are interested in joint cooperation with Iranian companies, the official added.

Iranian finance minister said also that Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action prepared the ground for cooperation between Tehran and Paris in economic and investment fields.

“Iranian banks have started work in France and we are discussing revival of relations between the central banks of Iran and France,” he noted.

Meanwhile, Tayyebnia said, “French finance minister invited Head of Central Bank of Iran Valiollah Seif to pay a visit to Paris and explore ways of promotion of ties with France’s central bank.”

“We have talked Iran’s effective steps for reforming the banking system and establishment of anti-money laundering regulations,” the economy minister added.

He said, “It is expected that Iran get off the FATF blacklist in June with support from the European countries including France.”



source : irna

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