Iran Stops Using US Dollar, Could Become Next Major Bitcoin Market

Iran Stops Using US Dollar, Could Become Next Major Bitcoin Market

On Jan. 29, the governor of the Central Bank of Iran Valiollah Seif officially announced during a national television interview that the US dollar will no longer be used within the country as a response to US President Donald Trump’s controversial temporary travel ban on certain countries including Iran. According to the official statement of the Iranian central bank and Seif, the government intends to terminate the usability of US dollars in Iran and replace USD with a stable reserve currency that is more frequently used in foreign trades. Currently, the central bank of Iran are exploring....

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