0459 GMT February 29, 2020
Seif said that Iran in the past two and a half years paid special attention to develop economy of resistance and make sure that foreign sabotage in Iranian trade system could not paralyze national economy.
He said that the Islamic Republic of Iran managed to salvage national economy in the face of hostile sanctions and reduction of oil prices.
He brused aside the the US media assertion that sanctions took Iran to the negotiating table.
He highlighted self-reliance of Iranian economy, saying that the indices of Iranian national economy indicated despite the sanctions, Iran achieved satisfactory economic growth in the past three years.
The governor said that economic pressures and imposed sanctions could not cause Iran's banking system to ignore monetary laws about money laundering.
He said that Majlis (parliament) approved law concerning fight against financial support for terrorism and money laundering and the Central Bank obliged Iranian banks, financial and credit institutes to enforce the law.