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Iran China to create new banking mechanism

Beijing, Regarding the possibility of severing ties between Iranian businessmen and Bank of Kunlun, Beijing plans to set up a new banking mechanism to continue its financial and banking cooperation with Tehran.

ranian and Chinese experts have so far held various meetings to discuss developing the new system, reliable sources told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) in Beijing on Monday.

Due to US pressures, Bank of Kunlun earlier announced that it will not guarantee banking ties with Iran from November, according to sources.

The new system is supposed to start work on November 1 or with some delay.

Meanwhile, Iran China Chambers of Commerce and Industries in a meeting called for defining a new system in a way that problems of Bank of Kunlun will be solved.

Bank of Kunlun is affiliated with China National Petroleum Corp with limited exposure to the global financial system.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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