Iran took a step to combat banking isolation that could hamper any future dealings with nations that currently buy its oil, the country’s state agency reported. The moves come as the country faces separate nuclear-related U.S.-imposed sanctions aimed at preventing the oil-rich nation from continuing exports. Russian banking expert Oleg Akulinichev said on Monday that a recent approval in Iran of a bill is the first step out of four to comply with the Financial Action Task Force, or FATF, a 37-member Paris-based organization originally set up by the G7 in 1989, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency . Iranian parliamentarians had hours earlier approved a bill on “joining of Iran to the Combating Financing of Terrorism,” the agency […]