Tehran to Dublin: give us back our €1 million

Iran says Ireland could boost trade if embassy reopened

12th February, 2017
Javad Kachoueian, Iranian ambassador to Ireland Picture: Fergal Phillips

The Iranian ambassador has called for the release of €1 million of Iranian funds frozen here in Irish bank accounts.

The money is being held in line with international sanctions imposed on Iran. But in an interview with The Sunday Business Post, Ambassador Javad Kachoueian said he had met current Central Bank governor Philip Lane about the frozen funds.

“We told him that our governor of the Central Bank is ready to have a meeting...

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