"Balanced approach" urged in combating illicit drugs

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A balanced approach is needed to combat the global trade in illicit drugs according to two senior United Nations officials.

They spoke in the Austrian capital, Vienna where senior government officials and members of civil society have gathered to share ideas on countering the $320 billion a year global drugs trade.

Among the issues being discussed at the High-Level Review of the 57th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs is how best to enhance international cooperation to fight drug trafficking.

Derrick Mbatha reports.

Duration: 2’06′

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