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Sixty- five percent of taliban income comes from opium trafficking. - china counternarcotics cooperation. Twenty- four of afghanistan' s thirty- four provinces now are directly involved in illicit drug production.
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Turkey, afghanistan illicit drug trafficking in afghanistan books may hit drug traffickers by fighting human traffickers: diplomat ali kayalar - istanbul. The illegal drug trade is sabotaging peace for afghanistan and myanmar in the short term by allowing insurgencies to continue and in the long term by encouraging warlords to continue the fight. According to the federal service for control of drugs, 90% of illicit narcotics enter russia through afghanistan. Us says it wants an economically stable afghanistan, but it is dependent on drug manufacturing.
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