Representatives of Turkmenistan takes part in special online session of EAG

Representatives of the Ministry of Finances and Economy took part in special video conference 32nd session of Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism (EAG).

The agenda included outcomes of the EAG activity in 2019 and utmost objectives of this structure related to the situation caused by CVID-19 pandemic. Practice of the FATF and EAG in application of measures for reduction of risks relate to money laundering and financing of terrorism and other was also the subject of discussion.

It is worth reminding that the 31st session of the EAG was held in Ashgabat in November 2019. During the meeting, relative decisions have been made for improvement of mechanisms for provision of efficient operation of the systems of combating against money laundering and prevention of spread of weapons of mass destruction in country members of the Eurasian Group and the region in general.

Thus, adhering to the principles of international law and having joined number of Conventions, Agreements and Programmes of the UN in combating against such global and regional security threats as organized crime, radicalism and extremism, our country actively cooperates on this subject with FATF, EAG and EGMONT Group.

Speaking at the session, FATF President Xiangmin Liu and representatives of country members of EAG highlighted the importance of continuation of work under the rounds of mutual assessments of compliance with international standards by the country members.





Source: Turkmenistan State News Agency-TDH