Legal Insurrection: “Blacklist would broaden U.S. effort to isolate Tehran financially and potentially further strain the Iranian economy.”
In another win for President Donald Trump’s strategy of ‘maximum pressure’ on Iran, the top global watchdog monitoring terrorism funding has placed the regime on its blacklist.
The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) announced the sanction on Friday after Tehran refused to comply with the internationally-accepted terrorist financing conventions despite repeated warnings since 2017. Iran now joins North Korea as the second country on the blacklist. read more