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YEREVAN. – Armenia’s Police have solved 308 illegal drug trafficking cases in the first quarter of 2012, in the case when this was 230 in the same time period last year, stated Police General Department Against Organized Crime official Serob Harutyunyan during a press conference on Tuesday.    

In his words, 1,525 drug-related crimes were solved in Armenia in 2011, and this number was 1,524 in 2010. 

I addition, the country’s law enforcement discovered and confiscated 44.8 kilograms of narcotics in the first quarter of this year, and this was 128 kilograms in 2011. 

And to the question as to whether Armenia is a transit country for illegal drug trafficking, Serob Harutyunyan responded:

“Armenia is a transit country to the extent that narcotics were able to be found at the customs.”

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