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Belarus' resolution on psychoactive substances supported by OSCE PA

OSCE parliamentarians supported Belarus’ resolution on psychoactive substances. The participants summer session of the OSCE PA on July 7 continued their work in Minsk. The initiative, of Belarus draws attention to the necessity to solve the problem of psychoactive substances by joint efforts.

In the last two-three years the number of people taking drugs doubled. UN and OSCE experts confirm it. It is difficult to identify such substances. They appear very quickly, before they are identified, new ones emerge. The resolution of Belarus was supported by the majority votes of the committee.

Andrei Rybak, Deputy of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus:
A discussion rose when we were discussing our additional point. The resolution of Belarus is neutral. Yes, this issue worries us. The subject raised by the Belarusian delegation is globally important. It once again says that Belarus is not only the center of Europe, which solves interstate problems, we are in the trend of all international issues, and we are an acknowledged peacekeeping platform.

Belarus' resolution on psychoactive substances supported by OSCE PA