CIS Council of Permanent representatives convene in Minsk

Minsk, October 21, AZERTAC

CIS Executive Committee has held a regular meeting of the Council of Permanent Plenipotentiary Representatives of CIS member states of the statutory and other bodies of the organization. Chairman of the Executive Committee and CIS Executive Secretary Sergei Lebedev attended the meeting. CIS permanent representatives discussed minutes of the meetings of CIS Council of foreign ministers and heads of governments, which were held in Kazakhstan on Oct. 15-16. The agenda also included a number of organizational issues.

Members of the Council of Permanent Representatives decided to promote the implementation of the adopted documents. They also discussed the draft Action Plan for the implementation of the third phase (2016-2020 years) of CIS Economic Development Strategy. The delegates also discussed the activity of the Coordination Council of heads of tax (financial) investigation bodies of CIS member states. The meeting reaffirmed the effective work of the Coordination Council in the prevention, detection, investigation of crimes in the economic sphere, counteraction on combating of legalization (laundering) of proceeds from crime, the return of funds derived from illegal activities. The Council recommended to intensify efforts to develop proposals for the improvement of the national legislation of CIS states, the development of the legal framework for international cooperation in combating violations of the tax (fiscal) legislation.

Zeinal Aghazade

Special Corresponden

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