The delegation of Turkmenistan took part in the 62nd session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs, which was held in Vienna. The session participants discussed issues of further strengthening the international drug control system and the observance of the UN anti-drug conventions.
The delegation of Turkmenistan informed the participants of the session about the state policy in the field of combating illicit trafficking in narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors. The active interaction between Turkmenistan and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the Central Asian Information Coordination Center and the International Narcotics Control Board was noted.
Following the session, a final declaration was adopted, which noted the need to consolidate the efforts of the world community in the fight against drugs, develop social health programs and further strengthen the Commission on Narcotic Drugs as the main policymaker of the UN in the fight against drug trafficking.