Iran’s top negotiator with FATF banned from leaving country: Fars

TEHRAN, Nov. 19 (MNA) – An informed source has said that the Iran’s top negotiator with anti-money laundering body FATF has been banned from leaving the country.

On Monday afternoon, an informed source told Fars News Agency (FNA) that the head of a special working group dubbed “the Center for Financial Information Center and Combating Money Laundering,” based in Iran's Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance, has been banned from leaving the country.

The official by the name of ‘Meisam Nasiri Ahmadabadi’ has reportedly visited the US embassy in the UAE to seek citizenship for himself and his family. One of his relatives is a resident of the United States and holds the US passport.

It is worth mentioning that the banned official was in charge of observing FATF-related regulations in Iran.

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