READOUT: Under Secretary Brian E. Nelson’s Meeting with UAE Assistant Minister for Trade and Economic Affairs

WASHINGTON – On October 31, Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Brian E. Nelson met with His Excellency Saeed Mubarak Al Hajeri, Assistant Minister for Trade and Economic Affairs of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Under Secretary Nelson and Assistant Minister Al Hajeri discussed the importance of continued collaboration on international sanctions and export controls, as well as countering the financing of terrorist groups and destabilizing actors across the region, while also ensuring the continued flow of humanitarian aid to the people of Gaza.

Under Secretary Nelson stressed the importance of Treasury’s partnership with the UAE through bilateral and multilateral mechanisms, such as the Terrorist Financing Targeting Center. The officials also discussed the UAE’s significant progress in addressing vulnerabilities in their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CFT) regime.


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