On December 20, 2019, the meeting between the Head of the State Financial Monitoring Service of Ukraine Mr. Igor Cherkaskyi and the MONEYVAL Chairperson Mrs. Elzbieta Franków-Jaskiewicz took place.
During the meeting the main aspects and the results achieved during the 2nd National Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing Assessment as well as measures taken by Ukraine to eliminate the identified risks have been discussed.
A special appreciation was addressed to Mrs. Elzbieta Franków-Jaskiewicz (as a representative of the FIU of Poland) for assistance and support in the long-standing fruitful bilateral cooperation between the SFMS and the FIU of Poland.
In addition, the Head of the SFMS informed the MONEYVAL Chairperson about the measures taken by the SFMS in the framework of Ukrainian preparation for review and approval of the 2nd follow-up report under the results of the MONEYVAL 5th round of mutual evaluation*.
Mr. Igor Cherkaskyi assured his colleague Mrs. Elzbieta Franków-Jaskiewicz about the sustained commitment of the Ukraine with regard to the implementation of the EU anti-legalization directives and the harmonization of the national legislation with international standards in the area of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing.
Following the results of the meeting, agreements were reached to continue interaction and fruitful cooperation in the area of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing.
* The report will be reviewed and approved in July 2020 at the 60th MONEYVAL Plenary meeting
Press Service of the SFMS