The prime minister of Liechtenstein has reportedly announced potential plans to accept Bitcoin (BTC) payments for certain public services.
Although a timeline of the plan was not fully disclosed, in a recent interview with German news outlet Handelsblatt, Daniel Risch says that a “Bitcoin payment option is coming.”
Risch, who also serves as the country’s finance minister, said the government would likely want to exchange the Bitcoin for Swiss francs immediately upon accepting payment.
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The prime minister also said the country was open to cryptocurrency investments, but didn’t go into specific details, as he says BTC is still a high-risk investment for nation-states.
“Crypto assets like Bitcoin are currently still too risky…But this assessment can change.”
In 2019, Liechtenstein became one of the first countries
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