The bank follows sources of funding and stops the amounts transferred and immovable to persons who have been convicted of terrorism
08 Jan 2018 12:40 PM
Direct : The Central Bank of Iraq revealed a package of measures taken to cut funding for terrorist groups, stressing its continued application.
A source at the bank said on Monday that the measures were to withdraw the licenses of exchange companies located in conflict zones, as well as to stop any financial transfer of any kind to those areas, according to (Iraqi News Agency).
The source, who was not revealed by the agency, that the bank follows sources of funding and stop the amounts transferred and immovable persons who have been convicted of terrorism charges.
He referred to the broad international cooperation to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism in terms of identifying required names and entities, in addition to the training, qualification and exchange of information in a transparent manner.
He said that the gangs Daadh seized about 121 branches of government and private banks, including the branch of the Central Bank in the province of Nineveh after controlling the provinces of Anbar, Salahuddin, Diyala and Nineveh, in 2014.
In November , the Iraqi prime minister said that Iraq's loss in its war against the terrorist organizationwas $ 100 billion.
In a previous statement, the Iraqi Central Bank said it had lent the Iraqi government $ 32 billion tofinance its war on a duel, pointing out that rising oil prices and reliance on non-oil revenues would pay the government's debt to the bank.