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Belarus' Investigative Committee discusses fight against money laundering with foreign colleagues

A delegation of Belarus' Investigative Committee led by Deputy Chairman Anatoly Vasilyev took part in the 37th plenary week of the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (EAG) in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The Belarusian delegation presented a report on the work that had been done to fight the legalization of criminal revenues and terrorism financing. A plan on providing assistance to Belarus was adopted.

Belarus also won an annual contest for the best interaction of competent authorities and organizations in the counteraction of money laundering and terrorism financing. Belarus' entry was prepared as a result of a criminal case handled by the Central Investigative Office of the Investigative Committee of Belarus.

Representatives of the committee also had a number of meetings with representatives of foreign law enforcement agencies. The latter praised the level of expertise of Belarusian investigators in counteracting extremism and expressed interest in future cooperation.