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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.

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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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