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UN Forum on Illicit Drug Trafficking to be held in Ashgabat

The Turkmen capital will host the 55th session of the Sub-Commission on Illicit Trafficking in Illicit Substances in the Near and Middle East. The event will last from November 21 to 25 and will bring together delegations from 23 countries of the East. The participants of the forum will also include high-ranking members of the UN.

Delegates will discuss key issues on the drug trafficking situation at the regional and global level. Attention will be paid to the commitments on drugs reflected in the 2019 Ministerial Declaration.

The agenda of the 55th session includes preparations for the 2024 midterm review of the drug control situation within the framework of regional cooperation between the countries. It is planned to exchange views and successful experiences in the fight against illicit drug trafficking.


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