CND Day 4 – Japan’s plenary statement on the world situation with regard to drug trafficking

Japan highlighted drug problem shared by many states present – ATS. Methamphetamine and Ice are the most commonly used drugs in Japan. In the past methamphetamine had been smuggled from other Asian countries. Recently it is coming from the Middle East and Africa. However, smuggling of ecstasy from Europe is declining.

To facilitate international cooperation Japan hosts a number of conferences. These help promote information exchange and coordinate investigations with foreign counterparts.

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