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CARICC participation in the 56th Session of the Subcommission on Illicit Drug Traffic

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Mr. A. Yazlyyev, CARICC Director, participated in the 56th Session of the Subcommission on Illicit Drug Traffic and Related Matters in the Near and Middle East, which was held in Bishkek from 21 to 24 November this year.

More than 80 delegates from Azerbaijan, Bahrain, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Turkmenistan, Armenia, Germany, Italy, Russia, UNODC, EU, Criminal Information Center to Combat Drugs, Secretariat of the Arab Interior Ministers Council, etc. participated in the work of the Subcommission.

Participants discussed relevant questions of regional and subregional cooperation in combating drug trafficking and related topics.

During the event CARICC Director delivered a presentation on drug situation in the Centre's Member States and measures taken to stabilize it. Due to emerging drug situation in the region, Mr. A. Yazlyyev called for wider use of the Centre's capabilities to exchange information on transnational organized criminal groups within the framework of the so-called "Networking the Networks" initiative.

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