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Meeting with delegation of Coordination Service of the Council of Border Troops Commanders of CIS member states was held in State Control Committee


Deputy Chairman of the State Control Committee - Director of Financial Investigations Department Igor Marshalov and Director of Financial Monitoring Department of the State Control Committee Alexander Maksimenko met with delegation of the Coordination Service of the Council of Border Troops Commanders of CIS member states headed by Deputy Chairman of the Council of Border Troops Commanders - Chairman of the Coordination Service of the Council of Border Troops Commanders Alexander Manilov.
During the meeting the Russian delegation got acquainted with the main activities of the State Control Committee of Belarus, Financial Investigations Department and Financial Monitoring Department.
In his speech Igor Marshalov noted some common activities that were held together with Russian colleagues to stop transit of criminal proceeds through the territory of Belarus. In recent years the interaction of CIS financial investigations bodies actively developed in the framework of Coordinating Council of heads of tax (financial) investigation bodies of CIS member states. It should be noted that currently Director of the Financial Investigations Department Igor Marshalov is a Chairman of Coordinating Council of heads of tax (financial) investigation bodies of CIS member states.
Head of financial intelligence unit of Belarus Alexander Maksimenko who is also Chairman of the CIS Council of Heads of FIUs informed the participants of meeting about the measures taken in our country to prevent the legalization of proceeds of crime and terrorism financing. Special attention was given to the discussion of issues related to the participation of the Financial Monitoring Department in the activities of Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (EAG) and Group of financial intelligence units "Egmont".
Alexander Manilov informed about the purpose and main functions of the Coordination Service of the Council of Border Troops Commanders, details of operation "Illegal" carried out to combating illegal migration and human trafficking as well as anti-drug operation "Channel".
The parties also discussed the signing of bilateral Memorandums of Understanding between Coordinating Council of heads of tax (financial) investigation bodies of CIS member states and CIS Council of Heads of financial intelligence units and CIS Council of Border Troops Commanders.
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