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7 May 2015 Ambassador Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to UN, as one of the key panelists addressed the High-level Thematic Debate in support of the process towards the 2016 UN General Assembly’s Special Session on the World Drug Problem.
He stressed the acute challenges and treats caused by the illicit drug trafficking from the territory of Afghanistan that severely impacts the countries of the region and in a wider scale – affecting Russia, Europe and North America. To tackle the problem the Government of Kazakhstan, together with the partners from the region and beyond, as well as UNODC, is implementing a broad range of robust efforts to firmly combat this scourge.