Rus News Journal

Russia and Ukraine have signed the contract on struggle against drugs

Russia and Ukraine plan to expand cooperation in sphere of struggle against illegal circulation of narcotic and psychotropic preparations, informs ITAR - TASS.

the Security service of Ukraine and Federal Agency of the Russian Federation of control over drug trafficking have signed the profile agreement. After official registration of papers of the head of power departments have expressed confidence that soon two countries will manage to adjust a mutually advantageous exchange of the operative information and to spend joint operatively - search actions. Also preliminary plans on creation of the general strategy of struggle against the money-laundering, received from operations with narcotics have been sounded.

Chairman SBU Victor Kalinin has reminded that last year the president of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych has signed the law on strengthening of responsibility for a drug trafficking. It is the next system step directed on improvement of health of the nation and its future - has underlined Kalinin.

In turn Victor Ivans has noticed that last years both departments closely co-operate and carry out successful joint special actions. As an example it has resulted overlapping of channels of illicit deliveries of hashish from Central Asia through territories of Russia to Ukraine.