Associates itself with EU statement. Fight against drugs a major challenge. Bulgaria on the Balkan Route for trafficking. Pays special attention to the fight. Strong determination to support meaningful measures and initiatives. Need for enhanced international cooperation. Leading role of CND, INCB and UNODC. Instruments on control and diversion of precursors very useful. On line system used by Bulgaria. Remain concerned about fact that in recent years NPS emergence. Bulgaria took prompt steps to counter. 3rd national drug strategy being finalized and action plan 2013-2020. Follows integrated objective and balanced approach. Strategy based on rule of law and fully complies with relevant conventions and universal dec of human rights. Fully committed to abolition of death penalty under any circumstances.