Al-Kadhimi: Raising the name of Iraq from high-risk countries enshrines effective diplomacy
political Today, 16:12
The Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, confirmed today, Monday, that raising the name of Iraq from the high-risk countries is a step towards establishing effective diplomacy.
Al-Kazemi said, in a tweet to him on the "Twitter" platform, which was followed by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "the European Union's decision to remove the name of Iraq from the list of high-risk countries in money laundering and terrorist financing is an important step in dedicating effective Iraqi diplomacy to serve the interests of the country."
He added, "Governmental and diplomatic efforts are continuing at various levels to put Iraq in the position it deserves."
On Sunday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced the removal of Iraq from the European Union's list of countries with high risks in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.
And the ministry said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "the European Commission delegation handed Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi yesterday a message that included removing Iraq from the European Union's list of countries with high risks in the field of combating money laundering and terrorist financing."
She added, "The mission congratulated Iraq on the great measures and efforts that have been taken to improve the anti-money laundering system and combat the financing of terrorism."
The ministry commended the "positive and continuous cooperation provided by the European Union, the countries that voted on the resolution, and the mission of the Union in Iraq, after Iraq raised its procedures to the level of international requirements." in achieving this achievement.