Iran denies Swiss paper's claim of gold withdrawal

An informed source at the Central Bank of Iran was quoted by IRNA on Friday 31 March as denying a story published in a Swiss daily on the withdrawal of 250 tons of Iran's gold reserves from that country's Credit Bank.

The Central Bank official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told the Economy Desk at IRNA Head office in Tehran Desk, "The news published in the Thursday edition of the Bern-based daily Der Bund, on Iran's withdrawal of 250 tons of its gold reserves, worth five billion Swiss