MOSCOW, November 28, 22:16 /ITAR-TASS/. Russian counter-narcotic police are to participate in an anti-drug operation in Afghanistan in the nearest future, the director of the Russian Federal Drug Control Service, Viktor Ivanov, told Itar-Tass on the phone on Thursday.
“The participation is definitely in our plans,” he said. “We conduct these operations on a regular pattern, although we cannot announce their locations. But the work will go on.”
“Russia is eager to eliminate the maximum of the drugs trafficking already in its earliest phases,” Ivanov said. “The production of drugs on a giant scale in Afghanistan is deforming the political landscape of the entire Eurasia.