Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan discuss personnel training in preventing money laundering

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MINSK. April 3. KAZINFORM Representatives of Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan have held a video conference to discuss personnel training in combating money laundering and financing of terrorism, BelTA learnt from the press service of the State Control Committee of Belarus.

The Financial Monitoring Department of the State Control Committee held a two-day seminar "Training of personnel in combating money laundering and financing of terrorism". The seminar was organized by the Federal Financial Monitoring Service of the Russian Federation and was held within the framework of the single information space of the Eurasian Group on combating money laundering and financing of terrorism (EAG).

Taking part in the video conference were members of the Financial Control Department of the State Control Committee, representatives of the National Bank, the Justice Ministry, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies, Belpochta postal service, the Tax Ministry and the National Cadastre Agency.

The participants of the seminar discussed modern trends in combating money laundering and financing of terrorism and the revised version of international standards of the Financial Action Task Force on Money-laundering (FATF) adopted in mid-February 2012, BelTA reports.

Russia presented best practices in financial monitoring and the principles of the internal control of primary monitoring entities.

A highlight of the video seminar was the presentation of pilot projects of comprehensive training programs of specialists in combating money laundering and financing of terrorism using innovative solutions.

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