"Hardliners in Iran’s parliament have opposed passing legislation toward compliance with FATF standards, arguing it could hamper Iranian financial support for allies such as Lebanon’s Hezbollah, which the US has classified as a terrorist organization."
"The Guardian Council, which vets legislation passed by parliament for compliance with the constitution, objected to four items in the anti-money laundering amendments and returned the measure to parliament,..."
"The measures, which allow Iran to join a convention against the funding of terrorism (CFT), still have to be approved by a clerical body before they become law."
Video showing today's tensions in #Iran's Majlis (parliament) as members vote on FATF measures, including countering the financing of terrorism (CFT).
A rally of #Iran's so-called "principalists" opposing today's approval by the Majlis (parliament) regarding the FATF convention on "countering the financing of terrorism (CFT)."
Adopting this bill will "hamper Iranian financial support for allies such as Lebanon’s Hezbollah."
Let us all remember this day that #Iran's parliament voted to approve a bill against financing terrorism.
First, we'll have to see if the regime comes up with a new pretext to go back on this decision.
Second, the world should punish the mullahs for even one violation.