31 May 2010
As part of the negotiations of the TFTP mandate between the EU and the US, Cecilia Malmström will visit Washington today 31 May.
The European Commission is currently in negotiations with the US about a new agreement on the Terrorist Financing Tracking Programme (TFTP). The negotiations are based on the mandate adopted by the Council in April. The negotiation mandate includes that extracted data must be limited to strict counter-terrorism purposes and foresees mechanisms to ensure a proper use.