30 March 2023

The U.S. convened “the second meeting of the Countering Transnational Terrorism Forum (CTTF)… established in 2019 as a global forum to improve international awareness and coordination on Iran’s terrorist and other illicit activities”. According to the State Department, “governments and organisations from around the world, including from the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas, participated in this session… [and] discussed how Iran continues to engage in brazen terrorist plotting across the globe, including through the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps – Quds Force, and how Iran continues to use a variety of mechanisms to evade international terrorism sanctions”. “Officials at the meeting also shared perspectives on how criminal justice and financial tools can be most effectively used to identify and disrupt Iranian-linked plots and illicit schemes”, the statement added.

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