Tajikistan tackles thriving heroin trade

Impoverished Central Asian country gets international support to fight drug trafficking.

    The government of Tajikistan is taking on drug traffickers, and sniffer dogs are playing a crucial role.

    The impoverished Central Asian country is on the frontline of the heroin trade so international donors are funding a range of initiatives including training frontier guards.

    Al Jazeera's Robin Forestier-Walker met those at the forefront of the fight.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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