Iraq off the EU list of High- Risks Countries in the field of combating money laundering and financing of terrorism

Iraq off the EU list of High- Risks Countries in the field of combating money laundering and financing of terrorism

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tue, Jan 11, 2022

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs declares the de-listing of Iraq from the European Union’s list of high- risks countries in the field of combating money laundering and financing of terrorism.

This came in a letter delivered by the European Commission mission on 9/1/2022 to the Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhemi, in which it 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 also commends the positive and continuous cooperation provided by the European Union, the countries that voted on the resolution and the Union mission in Iraq, after Iraq had lived up by its procedures to the level of international requirements.

The Ministry also thanks the cooperation of the national authorities that contributed to this achievement, the Ministry of Finance, the Central Bank of Iraq and the rest of the supporting authorities.

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