Iranian President Hassan Rouhan calls for crypto regulation to mitigate risks

Iran wants to “preserve and protect national interests” in the field of digital currencies and cryptocurrencies, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told a meeting of the cabinet’s economic coordination board this week.

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  • In his comments, Rouhani emphasized the need for a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies, given the “significant risks” of cryptocurrency trading. “For legalizing the activity of cryptocurrencies and protecting people’s capital in this area, we must think of a solution as soon as possible and lay down and communicate the necessary laws and instructions,” he said.

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