Iranian officials say the US Congress is passing legislation to prevent Iran from getting involved in cryptocurrency mining

According to foreign media, Iran’s Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply, Saeed Zarandi, recently publicly stated that the US Congress is working hard to prevent Iran from entering the cryptocurrency mining field. Zarandi said that the US Congress believes that cryptocurrency is a tool to evade sanctions and money laundering, and is therefore trying to pass legislation to oppose Iran's acquisition of cryptocurrencies, which complicates Iran's cryptocurrency-related legislation. It is reported that Iranian ministries are currently working with the Iranian Central Bank to resolve the use of cryptocurrencies in Iran.