Putin: the Federal drug control service shall coordinate the work to combat the drug menace

Putin: the Federal drug control service shall coordinate the work to combat the drug menace


FDCS must coordinate not only with the Ministry of internal Affairs, FSB, the customs service, but also with such agencies as the Ministry of health, public organisations, regional leaders and others, emphasized the President.

NOVO-Ogaryovo, 13 Jan. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin stated that waiting to improve the efficiency of Federal drug control service, which would coordinate the work of all agencies to combat the drug menace.

“It is clear that the efforts of law enforcement, only your service, interior Ministry, Federal security service, customs service and other bodies, ad hoc this task cannot be solved, there is need for action, coordinated with the Ministry of health, public organizations, heads of regions, but largely on your shoulders lies the issue of coordination of this work, and I expect you to improve efficiency,” said Putin at a meeting with head FSKN Victor Ivanov.

According to the President, special service on struggle against drugs has taken place, the results of its work, but there are still many problems.

“You know that the drug threat causing tremendous damage to public health, the economy. It’s just a real threat to our country. And I expect that you, your colleagues, other law enforcement agencies in coordination with you, your partners from foreign countries, you have just spoken about cooperation with colleagues abroad, all that will be mobilized to the maximum extent in order to solve this problem”, — said Putin.