#Iran Not Seeking Entry to U.S. Financial System, Envoy Says
“We never asked to have access to your financial system,” Mr. Zarif said. “What we asked was to implement the nuclear deal, which requires the United States to allow European financial institutions to have peace of mind for dealing with Iran.”
Because many international financial transactions are conducted in #dollars or converted to dollars, foreign companies interested in doing business with Iran remain wary of inadvertently violating the American rules. This reluctance has frustrated Iran and led to accusations by Iranian officials that the United States has subverted the nuclear agreement.