[size=36]Al-Kazemi's advisor: Iraq is on the "white list" to combat money laundering crimes[/size]
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, the financial and economic advisor to the Prime Minister, Mazhar Muhammad Salih, said, on Sunday, that Iraq is currently on the "white list" of countries in the application of international standards in combating money laundering.
Saleh said in a statement to the official "Al-Sabah" newspaper, which was followed by Mawazine News, that "Iraq succeeded in curbing financial waste and combating money laundering by building experienced supervisory bodies that are committed to laws and regulations related to the financial and banking system," explaining that "the package of financial reforms and effective measures to pursue Sources of funds, which led to Iraq restoring the confidence of the international community in it in financial transactions and commercial deals.
And he added, "Iraq has waged a war on money laundering gangs and prosecuting transfers, deposits and concealment with high efficiency at home and abroad," noting that "the Office of Combating Money Laundering, Crime Funds and Terrorism, which is a financially and administratively independent office that carries out information coordination work, is closer to the Financial Intelligence Unit." .
Saleh pointed out that "the office receives instructions and directions from the Supreme Council for Combating Money Laundering, Crime Funds and Terrorism, and includes in its membership representatives from ministries and agencies related to combating money laundering and financial crimes."
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And the Prime Minister's advisor continued, "Iraq is a member of the International Labor Organization for the Middle East and North Africa," explaining that "that membership helped Iraq implement international standards in combating money laundering and its exit from the gray list and entry into the white list of countries that combat money laundering." Ended 29/N33