Iran imposes restrictions on payments

The Central Bank of Iran
The Central Bank of Iran
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The Central Bank of Iran is imposing capital controls designed to limit international transactions.

Today (July 4), Iran’s official news agency published a brief report saying authorities had limited access “to banking systems abroad”. The Islamic Republic News Agency said the restrictions were temporary and a countermeasure against cyber attacks.

Radio Farda, a US-funded Farsi-language outlet, reported there had been cyber attacks in recent days on Iranian factories and Tehran’s city

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