Iraq participates in the conference to combat money laundering and terrorist financing
[rtl] BAGHDAD - morning
Iraq participated in the work of the twenty - third general meeting of the Financial Action Task Force for the Middle East and North Africa in order to combat money laundering and terrorist financing , which recently concluded in Doha.
In the framework of the applications approved by the general meeting to adopt a draft new applications around the «money laundering through the means e »and urged Member States to cooperate fully to accomplish by participating in the working group andin all phases of the project.
It is expected that work on the project begins this month and lasts for a year, Saudi Arabia, Oman , the project lead and holds in conjunction with a number of Member States.
the Minister Qatari Finance Ali Shareef Al Emadi , in a speech during the opening event on Qatar 's commitment to support the group and international efforts in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing - he said -.
he called for promoting the principles of fairness and transparency, adding: as being aspecialized center for training in the field of combating processing laundering and terrorist financing washing will have a major role in raising awareness and raise theprofessional and practical level for all workers in this field locally, regionally
and internationally. in
turn the President of the FATF (FATF), Ji - Yoon Shin, speech in which he referred to the basic components of the strategy FATF to combat the financing terrorism, calling fora strengthened constantly, and stressing the need to apply group standards, and stressed that the mutual evaluation is an opportunity to benefit from the experiences under evaluation countries.
participated in the work of the public from the meeting , a large number of anti - money laundering and terrorist financing of seventeen Arab countries members of the experts in the group including Iraq.
also attended by representatives of several points of control states with the Group ( theFrench Republic, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America, and theinternational Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and the cooperation Council for the Arab Gulf States, and the financial action Task Force (FATF), and the United Nations (UN ), the Egmont Group, the Arab Monetary Fund, and the Eurasian FATF).[/rtl]
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