Kinshasa — Lenders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will move to tackle money laundering at the request of the US, which has expressed support for new president Felix Tshisekedi, the mineral-rich country’s banking association says.

The US treasury and state department had asked Congolese banks to put measures in place against sanctions-busting, money laundering, the financing of terrorism, and corruption, the Congolese Association of Banks said.

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