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President of the Judicial Council appreciates the judges’ efforts in removing the name of Iraq from the European Union’s list of countries of high risks in combating money laundering and terrorist financing

President of the Judicial Council appreciates the judges’ efforts in removing the name of Iraq from the European Union’s list of countries of high risks in combating money laundering and terrorist financing

2022-01-13 07:59:00

Baghdad / Judiciary Media

 The President of the Supreme Judicial Council, Dr. Faiq Zidan, praised the efforts had made by the judges at courts competent in combating the crime of money laundering and terrorist financing, and their great role that contributed to issue a decision to remove Iraq from the list of high-risk countries by the European Union.

 The specialized investigative judges presented, during their meeting with representatives of the European Union in Brussels, three months ago, in cooperation with a number of competent authorities, the statistics of the competent courts and explained the role of the Supreme Judicial Council in combating the crime of money laundering and terrorist financing.

 Noting that "the delegation of the Supreme Judicial Council participating in the Iraqi delegation represented by Judge Eyad Mohsen Damad, a specialist in money laundering cases, made great efforts that contributed to the European Union's issuance of a decision to remove Iraq from the list of high-risk countries, noting at the same time that this step will contribute to in economical progress towards reconstruction.


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