Vatican City, (VIS) - The Holy See Press Office yesterday released the following English-language communique:
"From 2 to 6 July, the plenary meeting of MONEYVAL (the Council of Europe’s department responsible for the evaluation of member States with respect to anti-money laundering systems) is taking place in Strasbourg. The Holy See is taking part in this meeting with a delegation led by Msgr. Ettore Balestrero, under secretary for Relations with States.
"The report relating to the Holy See and to Vatican City State was adopted today. According to usual MONEYVAL procedure, in the near future an amended version of the report, based upon today’s plenary session, will be forwarded to the Holy See for possible further comment to be submitted within one month. The report is expected to be published on the MONEYVAL website".