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U.N., Backed by Tokyo, Moscow, To Fight Afghan Drug-Trafficking

June 20 2012


The governments of Japan and Russia announced a one-year training program to increase the counter-drug capabilities of Afghan police, reports the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

The project aims to improve the capacities of the Afghan National Police through special training that will be provided at the Russian Interior Ministry training center in Domodedovo near Moscow, according to a release from UNODC, which is headquartered in Vienna.

The project announcement took...

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