Holy See welcomes Moneyval report

In a statement, the Holy See reiterates its commitment to continue working towards full compliance with the best international parameters in the fight against terrorism and money laundering following a MONEYVAL report published on Wednesday

By Vatican News staff writer

The Holy See on Wednesday welcomed a newly-published report from the Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL).

The statement from the Holy See Press Office:

The Holy See welcomes the Moneyval Report published today and the invitation to continue on the path already undertaken.

While noting the efficacy of the measures adopted by all the authorities involved in the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism, the Holy See renews its commitment to continue working towards full compliance with the best international parameters and, to that end, it will consider carefully the recommendations contained in the Report.

MONEYVAL has also recognized the progress made by the Holy See and encourages it to further strengthen measures to combat terrorism and money laundering.