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Meeting of CARICC’s Director with the Delegation of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

On November 03, 2017, the delegation of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA visited CARICC.
The meeting was held with participation of Mr. Brian Conneely, Deputy Director for the Middle East region, as well as Attaches of DEA Office in the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, and the Republic of Tajikistan.
During the meeting, the parties discussed the situation in the field of combating drug-related crime in Central Asia, and outlined joint plans for the nearest future.
Grigory Pustovitov, Director of CARICC, articulated three major areas where there is a need to interact: suppressing the spread of synthetic drugs, countering money laundering derived from illicit drug trafficking, and organizing joint trainings and seminars.
At the end of the meeting, the parties expressed an interest in further strengthening the bilateral cooperation between CARICC and the U.S. DEA.


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