Panama rejects inclusion in EU dirty-money blacklist

Pedro Gonçalves
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Panama has rejected  what it call its "unfair" inclusion in the EU's blacklist of countries that have weak anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regimes, and called for consultations to its ambassador to the European Union, Miguel Verzbolovskis. "Panama strongly rejects the proposal of the European Commission to include the country in a list of jurisdictions of high-risk third countries," the office of President Juan Carlos Varela said in a statement. The government added that "it will continue its efforts to establish a communication channel to clarify the concerns of the Com...

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