Telegram launched the service of online payments

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The online payment service Payments Bot was launched in Telegram messenger, the company said on its official website.

Previously, the newspaper «Vedomosti» reported that the founder of the messenger Telegram Pavel Durov has published on Instagram a draft press release about the launch of a new payment service with the help of bots.

«If you have already installed Telegram version 4.0 (and above), you can order products or services from bots that offer them. Now these bots can add to your messages Pay button», — stated in the message.

It is noted that now the majority of payments are processed using Stripe payment system, but in the coming days, the payments will be available to developers from India by using RazorPay, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa and Uganda using FlutterWave and more than 190 other countries through PaymentWall.

However, as noted by the company «Yandex.Money and Qiwi for Russia and Payme to Uzbekistan will appear later».

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