A meeting of the Working Group on organization of anti-drug operations and other activities within the scope of competence of the Coordination Council of Heads of Competent Bodies on Countering Illicit Drug Trafficking of Member States of the Collective Security Treaty Organization was held in CARICC on January 17, 2019.
Trends and changes in drug situation on the territory of CSTO member states in the second half of 2018 were discussed during the meeting. Information was provided on measures taken by competent authorities of CSTO member states in prevention of illicit trafficking of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and their precursors. Recommendations for addressing abuse of new psychoactive substances were also presented along with measures taken to schedule new NPS in lists of prohibited substances.
Towards conclusion of the meeting, parties expressed intention to further strengthen and develop cooperation and interaction with regional international organizations and formats in combating drug trafficking.