Ukraine participates in financial session

DOHA, Qatar, May 26 (UPI) -- Ukrainian officials are taking part in a financial intelligence conference in Qatar designed to address efforts to counter terrorist financing.

Ukraine's State Financial Monitoring Committee was invited to attend a meeting of the counter money laundering and terrorist financing organization Egmont Group taking place through Friday in Qatar, the Ukraine government reported.


Ihor Cherkasky, head of State Financial Monitoring Committee of Ukraine, among others from the committee are expected to take part sittings of five groups held during the conference.

According to a news release, the plenary sittings will include issues on "information technologies, operational and legislative work-groups and training work-group for counteraction to financing terrorism."

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