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NEWS: UAE’s Foreign Minister promises to raise efforts to ‘prevent illicit financial flows’ following FATF ‘Grey Listing’

By Elizabeth Hearst for AMLi

The UAE’s Minister of Foreign Affairs has promised the Gulf Nation will make a “genuine difference” in its ability to “prevent financial flows” in the wake of FATF’s ‘Grey Listing’ Friday. 

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan – who also serves as Chairman of the Higher Committee tasked with overseeing the national AML/CFT strategy – said the UAE was “keen to accelerate” to pace of its National Action Plan to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing. 

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