USA and six Gulf countries sign MoU to control terror organisations

Posted on:23 May 2017 14:42:36
USA and six Gulf countries sign MoU to control terror organisations
23 May 2017 Current Affairs:

  • Six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council and the United States of America have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Riyadh to curb financing of terror organizations like Lashkar-e-Taiba, the Haqqani network, the Taliban.

  • The MoU was signed between US and Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

  • According to the MoU, the signatory countries intend to identify, track and share information regarding terrorist financial networks and related activity of mutual concern, including related threats emanating from countries and terrorist organizations.

  • The MoU signed to establish the Terrorist Financing Targeting Centre (TFTC).


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