The MoU was signed on Friday in Tajikistan’s capital of Dushanbe on the sidelines of a meeting of the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (EAG).
Head of Iran’s Financial Intelligence Unit Hadi Khani and head of Uzbekistan Department on Combating Economic Crimes Dilshod Rakhimov signed off on the document.
The two officials also discussed joint measures by Iran and Uzbekistan to fight money laundering and terrorism financing.
EAG was established in 2004 to boost regional cooperation on money laundering issues. The body is an associate member of the international money-laundering watchdog the FATF.