July 2, 2015
BAGHDAD / Center Brief for the Iraqi Media Network (IMN) - Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister said the appearance of Mohammed Saleh, said that the Money Laundering Act was sent to the House of Representatives to be voted on, noting that law when the international financial transactions to combat money laundering with affiliated countries under the Financial Action Organization feature International.
Saleh added for (IMN) that "the law was sent to the House of Representatives by timings that have been developed to be voted on because it is a great benefit to Iraq, as well as the existence of a general trend to vote on the law."
He continued that "the law when the international financial transactions and money laundering arising from acts of crime and terrorism and this all be out of Iraq feature, which need to be the largest international deal," pointing out that "Iraq has signed several memoranda international conventions and protocols operating by virtue of similar laws or that fall under the Organization the international Financial Action Task Force and this law will create greater cooperation in the field of return of looted funds Iraq. "
The cabinet approved a draft anti-money laundering law in its regular 45 under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister.
He praised the Governor of the Central Bank on the Keywords cabinet's decision to vote on the law given by the central bank and that has been developed in accordance with the standards of international conventions.
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