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IG militants seize Afghan drug supply channels

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The Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, stated during the Security Council meeting of the world organization that the militants of the Islamic State terrorist organization (IS) had managed to seize some of the channels that are used to supply Afghan drugs.




“The coalescence of criminal activities related to Afghan opiates to international terrorism remains, including in terms of strengthening its material base at the expense of drug proceeds. The situation was aggravated by the fact that, in order to gain access to new sources of financing for terrorist activities, the leadership of ISIL is trying to take control of Afghan drug trafficking. There is evidence that a group of militants from ISIL already control part of the channels for the illegal supply of drugs from the province of Badakhshan, ”the newspaper quotes him. "Sight".

Churkin stressed that the UN Security Council should carefully monitor and promptly respond to the changing drug situation in Afghanistan.

In turn, the head of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Yuri Fedotov, said that last year, the share of Afghanistan in world drug trafficking amounted to 85% in the supply of opium and 77% - heroin.

“The cultivation of opium poppy and its processing is one of the main directions of economic activity in Afghanistan. The gross opium production cost is estimated at 2014 in the 2,84 year of billions of dollars and makes up the 13% of the country's GDP, ”he noted.

The fact that "this year of the conflict (in Afghanistan) has become one of the most intense," also said the special representative of the UN Secretary General in Afghanistan, Nicholas Hayes.

It is worth noting that September 1 Afghan Vice-President Abdul Rashid Dostum appealed to the Russian Federation with a request to provide the Afghan special services weapon, including airplanes, to fight the Islamic State group, which, he said, threatens not only Afghanistan, but the entire region.
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  1. Baikonur
    Baikonur 18 September 2015 10: 41 New
    +9
    It is unfortunate that on the borders of Russia (and the border states (Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, ...)) it is beneficial for someone not to fight drug trafficking very much and one of our “steering” and high-ranking officials is covering up, lobbying (a buzzword, in Russian - the roof) drug trafficking!
    1. Now we are free
      Now we are free 18 September 2015 10: 52 New
      +16
      Most interestingly, after the Taliban came to power in most provinces of Afghanistan, drug production fell from 70% to 90%. After the arrival of the forces of the Coalition and, more simply, the “Sharash office” - the United States and Co-Liberating Afghanistan, drug production has increased Attention by 300%. What can we say about the well-known flights of the US Air Force from the airports of Afghanistan to Europe (it was strictly forbidden to allow airplanes from the base / airports and the US military for the cargo, for which the Hercules and Galaxy aircrafts were completely secretly jammed). Now the USA with the help of ISIS eliminating the obstinate Taliban is killing two birds with one stone:
      1) Creates an even greater hotbed of instability in Central Asia - Greetings to Russia and China (and later India, it is enough to recall the “Kargil war”).
      2) It frees up territory under the accommodating drag of a dealer who, without casting a shadow on his overlord, will cultivate and produce nonsense at the Stakhanov’s pace and transport it by virtue of his territorial location already in Europe and Asia and the Middle East and Africa ...
      1. V.ic
        V.ic 18 September 2015 10: 59 New
        -1
        Quote: Now we are free
        after Taliban rule in most provinces of Afghanistan, drug production decreased by 70% to 90%.

        Awesome decrease from 70% to 90%! Just like inflation in the Russian Federation, everything is decreasing and decreasing ...
        1. afdjhbn67
          afdjhbn67 18 September 2015 11: 15 New
          +2
          The Bolsheviks seized - mail, telegraph, telephone, Islamists trade in weapons, drugs, oil .. yes
          1. Uncle VasyaSayapin
            Uncle VasyaSayapin 18 September 2015 11: 53 New
            +2
            The CIA just allocated them part of the business for self-financing.
        2. anderles66
          anderles66 18 September 2015 11: 32 New
          +2
          If you do not mind, I will try to translate. According to some estimates, production fell by 70%; according to others, by 90%. hence - "decreased from 70% to 90%."
        3. sabakina
          sabakina 18 September 2015 11: 34 New
          +5
          You do not understand, decreased by 70-90% ...
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    3. Ingvar 72
      Ingvar 72 18 September 2015 10: 54 New
      +6
      So maybe it’s better that they have seized it - radical Islamists do not strongly favor drugs. During the reign of the Taliban, the number of poppy plantings fell sharply. The pendos came - it grew almost 10 times.
      Quote: Baikonur
      (Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan,

      The royal family of England is sitting tightly on drug trafficking in Afghanistan.
    4. Kostyar
      Kostyar 18 September 2015 10: 54 New
      +2
      Amerikosov was also thrown here, now the "poor" will live on Th .....?!
      1. APASUS
        APASUS 18 September 2015 20: 07 New
        0
        Quote: Bone
        Amerikosov was also thrown here, now the "poor" will live on Th .....?!

        What the hell, who threw whom?
        All drugs from Afghanistan are covered by Americans by special services and the transfer from one American distribution structure to another American will not change the hell, so there is no reason to be sad for Americans.
    5. taram taramych
      taram taramych 18 September 2015 11: 03 New
      +1
      Put yourself in place
      Quote: Baikonur
      our steering
      , such a resource is a huge opportunity, temptations, but what is the price? "Claw bogged down to the whole bird" - tryndets!
      1. MIKHAN
        MIKHAN 18 September 2015 11: 16 New
        +2
        We’ll deal with Syria (or rather from the United States) and we will spray the whole of Afghanistan .. (safe and effective) .. It’s called a “cry of a drug addict” ...! For a long time there is such a thing! The USA is against now ..!
    6. fox21h
      fox21h 18 September 2015 11: 24 New
      +1
      IG militants seize Afghan drug supply channels

      Here the pendos are now agitating, how is it that their bread is, and then who is trying to take it away, all the more are they fed thugs.
      1. anderles66
        anderles66 18 September 2015 11: 35 New
        +1
        I suppose the word "capture" was originally incorrect. “Transmit,” “take control,” etc. Money is needed, but oil can be a problem. It is enough to block the black oil market. And for this it is necessary to restore order in Syria and Iraq. For starters - in Syria. So the curators took care of the reserve source of income for the wards.
        1. marlin1203
          marlin1203 18 September 2015 11: 58 New
          +1
          On the photo "peaceful Afghan collective farmers" laughing Why be surprised? Another item of income of the "state budget" ISIS.
  2. little girl15
    little girl15 18 September 2015 10: 42 New
    +1
    They used to sell oil and antiques, now they will be drugs.
    1. ilichstar
      ilichstar 18 September 2015 10: 44 New
      +1
      they took the business from NATO!
      1. Mareman Vasilich
        Mareman Vasilich 18 September 2015 11: 52 New
        +4
        Nobody took anything from anyone. Now, probably, the child does not know that the US oversees the drug in Afghanistan. ISIS is a good cover for relieving oneself. Like, I and I are not my handful, it’s the evil ISIS who grows drugs there, we have nothing to do with it, but we won’t let us bomb either, there is democracy.

        When the USSR was in Afghanistan, no one knew about drug addiction in our country. This is by the way to those who naively believe that the introduction of our troops into Afghanistan was a mistake. It’s a word for foolish people that nobody could conquer Afghanistan. I could not conquer because he fucked no one needed. This is for those who think that ours fought there not skillfully. Very skillfully and with extremely minimal losses, so skillfully that the amers could not even dream of such conduct of hostilities. As soon as the troops withdrew, our country was overwhelmed by drug addiction.
        1. asar
          asar 18 September 2015 16: 09 New
          +1
          Yuri! Good afternoon!
          so skillfully that Amers never dreamed of such warfare.

          As one state officer used to say, one of the older ones said: “You have kept this country under control for ten years! I'm afraid we wouldn’t be able to!”
          They drank something together there, after the "extreme" "exit" (and this happened)
  3. kil 31
    kil 31 18 September 2015 10: 45 New
    +3
    And how the Taliban rejoiced that they are united with ISIS. Screaming, we will be invincible. It turns out ISIS needed them to squeeze out the business.
  4. Black cat
    Black cat 18 September 2015 10: 47 New
    0
    The Americans made a new "retailer." Previously, only from Afghanistan they drove drugs, now from Syria too.
  5. chikenous59
    chikenous59 18 September 2015 10: 48 New
    +3
    Our state is not really worried about the drug trade. "Huckster" divorced so much that everyone can already safely get any kind of drug. Our specials. the services have an excellent income from the protection of "huckster" - I mean not top management, but regional governors. Otherwise, how does the flow of drugs constantly increase across the border? They carry tons. Local cops know about it and "pens warm"
    1. anderles66
      anderles66 18 September 2015 11: 37 New
      0
      And you are in the subject! But I believe, if you admit that you are a huckster. Or a cop. Everything else is a fantasy on the topic.
    2. Shilochnik
      Shilochnik 18 September 2015 12: 30 New
      +1
      FSKN- service for CONTROL! Not by fight, but by control !!!! What do they control? Illegal sales? Through yourself ???
  6. Afinogen
    Afinogen 18 September 2015 10: 52 New
    0
    Now Americans can leave Afghanistan, their business is taken away laughing
    1. Dryuya2
      Dryuya2 18 September 2015 21: 30 New
      0
      Quote: Athenogen
      Now Americans can leave Afghanistan, their business is taken away laughing

      they don’t take it away, but transmit it - now it’s called the buzzword “STARTUP” smile
  7. Wolverine
    Wolverine 18 September 2015 10: 54 New
    0
    And how the USA gave its plantations to ISIS is incomprehensible, neither to you an expression of concern nor bombing laughing .....
    1. klaus16
      klaus16 18 September 2015 11: 21 New
      +1
      She didn’t give anything. On the contrary, it took control of it directly.
  8. shelva
    shelva 18 September 2015 10: 55 New
    0
    The Americans started drug trafficking, and ISIS will now drive Afghan drugs throughout the gift of al-harb (non-Islamic territory - the land of war).
  9. pofigisst74
    pofigisst74 18 September 2015 11: 01 New
    0
    This they rashly acted. IMHO. To squeeze part of a business from amers can go sideways! Now the Obama regime can truly begin to fight with them. Rather, with the part who encroached on the sacred! lol
  10. V.ic
    V.ic 18 September 2015 11: 02 New
    +2
    Well, what's so surprising? "Smoked B. Abama" set new "watchmen". Nothing personal, business is business!
  11. roskot
    roskot 18 September 2015 11: 04 New
    +2
    Look for US interests where oil and drugs are. Uncle SAM is always there.
  12. 3 Gorynych
    3 Gorynych 18 September 2015 11: 05 New
    +1
    Quote: Athenogen
    Now Americans can leave Afghanistan, their business is taken away laughing
    No, they don’t take it away, they redirect it in a different way, it’s the compensation for the provided weapons, etc. It will go to the right pockets anyway ...
  13. Gormenghast
    Gormenghast 18 September 2015 11: 14 New
    +1
    The Amerians began a titanic struggle for the legalization of drugs (as they had fought for homopaedism - and won); they do not care.

    How was Obama crying out to say "The whole world is jealous of America"?

    Well, yes, how not to envy - addiction, homomania, hamburgers and comics; a dream right.
    1. Shilochnik
      Shilochnik 18 September 2015 12: 34 New
      0
      The wonderful film "Air America" ​​... They drove earlier, carry this hour. Democracy must be complete .... !!!!
  14. sagitch
    sagitch 18 September 2015 11: 25 New
    0
    Here is ISIS and exposes its demonic appearance!

    And the “white death" mows everyone, and does not distinguish between religions.
  15. tyzyaga
    tyzyaga 18 September 2015 11: 27 New
    0
    IG militants seize Afghan drug supply channels

    Well, they need to live on something)))
  16. bionik
    bionik 18 September 2015 11: 36 New
    0
    IG militants seize Afghan drug supply channels. Thief stole a baton from a thief.
    1. Jan Ivanov
      Jan Ivanov 18 September 2015 11: 42 New
      0
      Probably, Afghan distributors lost control, and America’s loyal business was entrusted with restoring the status quo.
  17. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 18 September 2015 11: 40 New
    0
    Afghanistan's share in world drug trafficking was 85% in the supply of opium and 77% in heroin.

    But these figures began to grow after the Americans entered Afghanistan. And the war over the drug supply channels will be ongoing, they will cut and shoot each other.
  18. Uncle VasyaSayapin
    Uncle VasyaSayapin 18 September 2015 11: 55 New
    +1
    Quote: Now we are free
    after the Taliban came to power in most provinces of Afghanistan, drug production fell from 70% to 90%

    This shows who is really a Muslim and who is hiding behind this concept.
  19. Barakuda
    Barakuda 18 September 2015 12: 18 New
    +1
    control part of illicit supply channels

    And what is legal? If everyone knows, why aren’t they hitting Grads? In Afghanistan, of course, problematic ..