EUBAM supports joint fight against heroin trafficking.

        Odessa, 31 January 2014 – EUBAM hosted a meeting of an EU funded project fighting heroin trafficking in the South Caucasus, Black Sea and Central Asia regions.

        The aim of EU “Heroin Route II – Information Networks” project is to promote regional and trans-regional co-operation, assisting law enforcement along the route to develop future operational strategies against heroin trafficking.

        The meeting underlined the importance of future co-operation in the field of fighting against drug trafficking between law enforcement agencies at an operational level, and agreed on future activities to assist in targeting the smugglers.

        More than 20 law enforcement officials from Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, Turkey and Azerbaijan attended the meeting in Odessa.