Iran vows to fight US suit to seize $1.7 bn held by Deutsche Boerse unit

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's central bank said on Saturday it was taking legal steps to counter a lawsuit filed in a U.S. court by creditors seeking to seize $1.

7 billion (1.27 billion pounds) of its assets held by Deutsche Boerse's Clearstream unit. The German stock exchange operator said earlier the creditors had filed the suit in a New York court seeking to require Clearstream to surrender assets that allegedly belong to Iran's central bank. It said the clearing house considers the claims to be unfounded and will take steps.....

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