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The UAE adopts the best systems to combat the relationship between organized crime and international terrorism

2019-07-11T22:11:15.480Z

The United Arab Emirates has pledged to continue to take all necessary measures, including the adoption and implementation of best practices and the latest global regimes to combat the relationship between organized crime and international terrorism by combating money laundering and enhancing border security, with a view to maintaining security and security.


The United Arab Emirates has pledged to continue to take all necessary measures, including the adoption and implementation of best practices and the latest global regimes to combat the relationship between organized crime and international terrorism by combating money laundering and enhancing border security, with a view to maintaining international peace and security.

This came in a statement made by the Charge d'affaires and Deputy Permanent Representative of the State Mission to the United Nations in New York, Saud Hamad Al Shamsi, during the UN Security Council's open debate last Tuesday under the chairmanship of Peru on the links between international terrorism and organized crime The item on the agenda of the Council, entitled "Threats to international peace and security".

In his statement, al-Shamsi recommended that the United Nations focus on implementing the relevant Security Council resolutions by strengthening the capacity of States to understand and implement their new obligations under the provisions of those resolutions and to hold accountable those States that violate them, including those financing and supporting terrorist groups, To promote a better understanding of the relationship between international terrorism and organized crime.

Al Shamsi pointed to the great importance attached by the UAE to combating terrorism, including its growing relationship with organized crime. Terrorists benefit from trafficking in people and weapons, cultural property and natural resources, kidnappings and bank robbery to finance their operations and support their terrorist activities. He stressed that the eradication of this scourge requires the drying up of all sources of financial and logistical support, including organized crime. He reviewed the UAE's position in support of efforts to enhance the exchange of best practices and practices in order to address the links between terrorism and organized crime and to discuss ways of enhancing cooperation between regional, international and subregional organizations, reviewing the initiatives and actions taken by the UAE to block the links between terrorism and organized crime, Especially in the field of financial support, which contributed to the classification of the UAE in the top five countries in the world in terms of commitment to combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism.

He pointed out that at the local level, the State has endeavored to strengthen its broad legal framework to combat the financing of terrorism and to implement the latest recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), for example the promulgation of Federal Law No. 20 of 2018 on Laundering Crimes Combating terrorism financing and financing illegal organizations. He also referred to the National Committee set up by the UAE government to counter money laundering, combating terrorism financing and financing illegal organizations within the UAE Central Bank, pointing out that the UAE is seeking to protect its domestic financial system by applying the latest and most efficient international regulations.

The UAE attaches great importance to the fight against terrorism, including its growing relationship with organized crime.

Source: emara

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