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  • Saturday, March 2nd 2019 - 04:40 UTC

    EU money laundering black list blocked following US and Saudi complaints

    “It's heartening to see common sense from the member states prevail over the commission's dogmatic posturing on this issue,” Gordon Sondland said

    The United States on Friday welcomed the blocking of a proposal to add a group of countries, including four American territories, to the EU money-laundering blacklist after almost all member states opposed it. The US ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, hit out at the “dogmatic posturing” of the European Commission, the bloc's executive arm.