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NEWS: France will donate €15M as it makes case for Paris to host new EU dirty money watchdog

AMLA: "Our candidacy is a sign of our will to go farther in the fight against terrorism financing," Minister Bruno Le Maire told EU ambassadors.

By Leigh Thomas

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire made the case on Friday for Paris to host the European Union’s anti-money laundering agency, saying the French capital already benefited from being a centre for fighting dirty money.

EU countries agreed in 2021 to set up a dedicated agency to coordinate anti-money laundering efforts across the bloc after enforcement among national authorities was found to be inconsistent and wanting.

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