Increased Antinarcotic Efforts Between China and the United States

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Tuesday, March 1, 1994
Sharla Leigh Evert
On January 25, 1994, China and the United States signed a memorandum on cooperation to increase joint efforts to fight drug trafficking and illegal immigration. The agreement emphasized intensified cooperation in combatting narcotics. While specific types of new cooperation haven?t been finalized, both governments will explore ways to reduce the demand for narcotics both in the U.S. and China and to attack sources of narcotics cultivation. They also will work together to disrupt and eliminate international trafficking groups. This agreement demonstrates the willingness of China and the United States to set overcome differences order to fight the serious crime of drug trafficking together?[more]