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Director General of IRIFIU participated in the 21st Plenary meeting of EAG


Director General of IRIFIU participated in the 21st Plenary meeting of EAG

The 21st Plenary meeting and meetings of Working Groups of EAG took place in Dushanbe (Republic of Tajikistan) from 10 to 14 November 2014.

The event was attended by delegations of EAG member states: Belarus, India, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, as well as representatives of the EAG observer states and organizations: Armenia, Afghanistan, Poland, Turkey, the USA, Montenegro, France, Ukraine, the FATF, APG, MONEYVAL, the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB), the Asia Development Bank (ADB), the World Bank (WB), the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE ), the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), as well as Islamic Republic of Iran Financial Intelligence Unit (IRIRFIU) and CIS ATC which were invited by the Plenary.

According to the published news on EAG website (, in this meeting the Plenary discussed granting observer status and providing technical assistance to the Islamic Republic of Iran. The Plenary expressed satisfaction with the significant improvement of Iran in AML/CFT sphere and hope that after ratification of CFT bill, Iran will be an observer member of this group in next year.


The Most Important Issues of the Plenary Session

ü  The Plenary approved Mr. Ajay Tyagi, the Republic of India, as the EAG Chairman;

ü  The Plenary approved Mr. Vladimir Nechaev as the EAG Executive Secretary from January 1, 2015;

ü  The Plenary approved the EAG Working Plan for 2015 and the EAG Calendar for 2015;

ü  The Plenary meeting approved the EAG Secretariat activity report for 2014.