Iran, S. Korea Sign MOU on AML/CFT Cooperation
1 May 2016- I. R. Iran and S. Korea signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation against Money Laundering and financing of terrorism.
A Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation against money laundering and financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) was signed by the Head of IRIFIU-Mr. Ahmadabadi- and its Korean counterpart- Mr. Byungrhae- in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance of I. R. of Iran on 1 May 2016.
Based on this MOU, two countries agreed to cooperate on exchange of information and expertise as well as make join efforts to fight against money laundering and terrorist financing in support of both FIU’s missions.
At the margin of the MOU signing ceremony, a workshop was held with the aim of improving and expansion the knowledge of relevant experts and specialists in the field of AML/CFT and devoted to the discussion on the topic of STRs, CTRs, ME and NRA.
This meeting was a place where all the participants took this opportunity to express their views and exchanges their opinions about AML/CFT matters and to share some case studies related to money laundering.
Participants agreed that this workshop was very useful and training programs should be expanded in the future for other AML/CFT experts.