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European Commission adopts new list of third countries with weak #MoneyLaundering and #TerroristFinancing regimes

European Commission adopts new list of third countries with weak #MoneyLaundering and #TerroristFinancing regimes

| February 18, 2019

Today (18 February), the Commission has adopted its new list of 23 third countries with strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing frameworks. The aim of this list is to protect the EU financial system by better preventing money laundering and terrorist financing risks. As a result of the listing, banks and other […]

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#SecurityUnion – Commission welcomes political agreement on new rules for #ExplosivePrecursors

#SecurityUnion – Commission welcomes political agreement on new rules for #ExplosivePrecursors

| February 18, 2019

Member stateshave endorsed the agreement reached by the European Parliament and the Council on the Commission’s proposal to strengthen EU rules on explosive precursors. The reinforced rules will ensure stronger safeguards and controls on the sale of dangerous chemicals that can be misused for the production of home-made explosives. Welcoming the agreement, Migration, Home Affairs […]

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European Commission adopts new list of third countries with weak anti-money laundering and #TerroristFinancing regimes

European Commission adopts new list of third countries with weak anti-money laundering and #TerroristFinancing regimes

| February 14, 2019

The Commission has adopted its new list of 23 third countries with strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing frameworks. The aim of this list is to protect the EU financial system by better preventing money laundering and terrorist financing risks. As a result of the listing, banks and other entities covered by […]

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Commission paves way for first joint defence industrial projects under #EUBudget

Commission paves way for first joint defence industrial projects under #EUBudget

| February 14, 2019

The European Commission has formally initiated work with member states to finance joint industrial projects in the field of defence. In a few weeks, following the views of member states, the Commission will adopt the work programme and launch calls for proposals for the European Defence Industrial Development Programme under the EU budget for 2019-2020. […]

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#SecurityUnion – Commission welcomes agreement on enhanced rules to fight #TerroristFinancing

#SecurityUnion – Commission welcomes agreement on enhanced rules to fight #TerroristFinancing

| February 14, 2019

The European Parliament and the Council have reached a political agreement on the Commission’s proposal to facilitate cross-border access to financial information by law enforcement authorities. A political priority for 2018-2019, the new measures will allow police to quickly access crucial financial information for criminal investigations, boosting the EU’s response to terrorism and other serious […]

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#USEuropeanCommand hosts #SHAPE staff talks

#USEuropeanCommand hosts #SHAPE staff talks

| February 8, 2019

Senior leaders from US European Command (EUCOM) and Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) met this week at EUCOM Headquarters to discuss a variety of key issues of mutual interest as part of the ongoing commitment between the two staffs to enhance understanding and transparency.  Hosted by General Curtis Scaparrotti, commander, U.S. European Command and […]

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#JuniperFalcon2019 Begins

#JuniperFalcon2019 Begins

| February 8, 2019

US European Command (USEUCOM) and the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) are conducting the bilateral exercise Juniper Falcon 2019 from 7-14 February. The exercise is designed to enhance our interoperability between both nations’ militaries and ensure our men and women are ready and prepared for any contingency, particularly those of ballistic missile defense and crisis response. […]

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