CND Day 4 – Russian Federation on the Political Declaration and Plan of Action

Raised the problem of traffic in Afghan-sourced drugs. Though statistics show reduction in heroin production in Afghanistan, the breadth and scope of Afghan-sourced heroin cannot be overestimated. It is necessary to support the Paris Pact. The Russian federation is also proposing another conference with qualified representatives. Issues that could be raised include a a strategic road map, necessary assistance, monitoring bodies that could be activated, analysis of the scope of illicit cultivation of poppy in Afghanistan.

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