The Central Bank of Iran will develop proposals for the use of cryptocurrencies on behalf of the parliamentary Commission of economic Affairs. It is reported by Interfax.
As noted by the head of the Commission Mohammad Reza’s Parabrahma, his Department sees the future of cryptocurrency in the care of the influence of the dollar.
“The last two years raised important issues about the use of cryptocurrencies. This is one of the good ways to bypass the use of the dollar and the SWIFT system”, — he said.
Parabrahma also added that following the meeting with the head of the Federation Council Committee on economic policy of the Russian Federation Dmitry Mezentsev, Iran has managed to establish cooperation with Russia on this issue.
“If we manage to promote this work, we will be the first countries that used the cryptocurrency in the exchange of goods”, — said the head of Parabrahma.
For its part Mezentsev noted the importance of development of interbank cooperation between Russia and Iran.
“Against the background of the circumstances of pressure on us, who think it possible to build a system of a unipolar world, we believe that great importance should have the inter-relations between the two countries. We believe that our vision for the future expansion of settlements in national currencies. And, of course, a possible option is the extension format of interaction of payment systems — new for Russia system of “Peace” and Iran’s Shetab payment system”, — said the Senator.
It is noted that the following discussion of this issue will take place on 5 July at the meeting of the interbank working group on interbank and financial cooperation in Tehran.
We will remind, earlier in may it became known that the people of Iran withdrew from the country $2.5 billion by bitcoin and other digital currencies.