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Tajikistan says US, NATO failing to curb Afghan drugs trade

Tajikistan accused the US-led military coalition and NATO of failing to tackle neighbouring Afghanistan’s illegal drugs trade because they were too focused on quashing extremism there. “Unfortunately the number of opium poppy fields is not falling. The NATO and international coalition forces say they are fighting terrorism and (this means) they are not fighting drug production,” complained the head of Tajikistan’s counter-narcotics agency, General Rustam Nazarov. Full Story

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