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CND day 3 – People’s Republic of Lao plenary statement on the 52nd CND Plan of Action and Political Declaration

The transnational character of organised crime requires a concerted international cooperation. Laos welcomes the political declaration and plan of action to counter the world drug problem. The approach of the international community must be based on the principle of common and shared responsibility and include comprehensive strategies. In 2006, poppy production was significantly decreased, but …

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Laos Addresses the High Level Segment

The delegate of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic addressed the plenary session of the HLM this afternoon: “We have had a 26% increase in opium production in the golden triangle area since 2006. This trend requires careful monitoring to ensure there is no further escalation of opium production. ATS addiction is now a big threat …

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