IRIFIU Participated in the 24th Plenary Meeting of EAG
The 24th Plenary meeting and meetings of Working Groups of EAG took place in Astana (Republic of Kazakhstan) from 06 to 10 June 2016.
In this meeting Mr. Ahmadabadi- Head of IRIFIU- reviewed background of Iran AML/CFT regime and explained in details some prominent technical and training measures have fulfilled by this center during last year.
The event was attended by delegations of EAG member states: Belarus, China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, as well as representatives of the EAG observer states and organizations Afghanistan, France, Italy, Korea, Mongolia, Montenegro, Poland, Turkey, USA, FATF, Egmont Group, Asian Development Bank, Anti-Terrorist Center of the Commonwealth of Independent States (ATC CIS), Eurasian Development Bank (EDB), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), World the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE ), Bank, United Nations Counter Terrorism committee (UN CTC), the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), as well as the Islamic Republic of Iran and Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) which were invited by the Plenary.
Important Issues of the Plenary Session
- By the decision of the Plenary the Islamic Republic of Iran was granted status of an observer in EAG.
- The Plenary discussed the items relating to ISIL, and urged the member-states to intensify the efforts to combat the financing of the terrorist organization ISIL,
- By the decision of the Plenary Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) was granted the status of an observer in EAG.
- By the decision of the Plenary meeting, Republic of Kazakhstan and Republic of Uzbekistan were removed from the EAG follow-up process.
The 25th EAG Plenary Meeting will take place in November 2016, in New Delhi, Republic of India.