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A/51/68


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

15 February 1996

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                                                        A/51/68
                                                              

General Assembly
Fifty-first session


                          INTERNATIONAL DRUG CONTROL

                Letter dated 6 February 1996 from the Permanent
                Representative of Italy to the United Nations  
                      addressed to the Secretary-General


     On behalf of the European Union, I have the honour to transmit to
you herewith a declaration by the Presidency of the European Union on
drug trafficking and organized crime, issued on 5 February 1996.

     I should be grateful if you could have the text of the present
letter and its annex circulated as a document of the General Assembly,
under the item entitled "International drug control".


                                                 (Signed)  F. Paolo FULCI     
                                                      Permanent Representative


                                     Annex

                                               [Original:  English and French]

         DECLARATION BY THE PRESIDENCY ON BEHALF OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
         ON MEXICO'S COMMITMENT TO COMBATING DRUG TRAFFICKING ISSUED  
                          AT ROME ON 5 FEBRUARY 1996


     In view of the Mexican Government's efforts to combat drug
trafficking and organized crime, the European Union wishes to express
its support for the Mexican authorities' commitment to the
continuation of that policy.

     The Central and Eastern European countries associated with the
European Union and the associated countries, Cyprus and Malta, align
themselves with the present declaration.


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