Iran minister says US must assure banks trade is allowed

By REUTERS
May 31, 2016 15:24

HELSINKI - The United States must do more to assure banks that they can do business with Iran, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday.

Iran is struggling to access financing from abroad as many large banks fear breaking the remaining US restrictions, which prohibit trade with Iran in dollars and bar Iranian access to New York's financial system.

"It seems that there is a psychological barrier," Zarif told reporters during his visit in Hels


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