US official holds discussions in Baku on importance of effective implementation of international sanctions against Iran

US official holds discussions in Baku on importance of effective implementation of international sanctions against Iran
# 12 December 2012 15:56 (UTC +04:00)

Baku. Victoria Dementeva – APA. Luke Bronin, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes, was in Baku on December 11-12 for meetings with a range of government officials and representatives of Azerbaijan's business community, the US embassy in Azerbaijan told APA. Discussions focused on a range of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing issues, and emphasized the importance of the effective implementation of international sanctions against Iran. The United States places great value in the relationship it has with Azerbaijan and appreciates the Azerbaijani government’s commitment to combating illicit finance. Mr. Bronin will also visit Tbilisi, Georgia, for similar discussions this week.

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