Iran will receive $32 billion of frozen assets after sanctions were lifted in a deal with world powers over its nuclear program, Iranian central bank chief Valiollah Seif said Tuesday.

Seif was quoted by state television as saying that $28 billion (25.8 billion euros) would go to the central bank and $4 billion “will be transferred to the state treasury as the share of the government”.

The unfreezing of assets comes after the UN atomic watchdog confirmed at the weekend that Iran had complied with measures imposed by the deal with global powers reached in Vienna in July.

The assets can be used “to buy and import goods, as the entry of such an amount of currency in to the country is not logical,” Seif said.

The central bank plans to keep the funds “in centralized and safe accounts” abroad, he added.

 

AFP

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Sierra
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Sierra

they will get it back thawed ?

Emmanuel Omassi
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Emmanuel Omassi

Hey they waited a long time, I think we should ask Israel back for all the money we gave them, since they were part of 9/11,

Sousan Mafi
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Sousan Mafi

Saudi also were behind 9/11 attack!

Jack
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A new Joke ” Iran was behind 9/11.” Don’t you know still the differences between Iran and Saudies?