Iran Considers State-Issued Cryptocurrency Ahead of Imminent US Sanctions

Iran might soon take a page out of Venezuela’s playbook by launching its own state-issued cryptocurrency. The move is occasioned by the fact that the country is set to come under renewed economic sanctions from the United States. Local Companies and the CBI Collaborating to Create a National Cryptocurrency According to local media sources, the […]

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Turkcoin? Turkey Politician Advises National Crypto To Profit From Bitcoin

Wilma Woo · February 23, 2018 · 6:00 am A senior Turkish politician has repeated claims from the country’s deputy prime minister that it will seek to create ‘Turkcoin,’ its own national cryptocurrency. Opposition Demands Regulation Several weeks after the ruling Justice and Development Party’s Mehmet Şimşek suggested the idea, Ahmet Kenan Tanrikulu, deputy chair […]

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