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Venezuela: 2,400 kilos of cocaine seized in international cooperation

Caracas, May 27 (Prensa Latina) The Minister for Interior Relations, Justice and Peace of Venezuela, Remigio Ceballos, reported today the seizure of 2,400 kilograms of cocaine in international cooperation.

As part of the operation in the permanent fight against drug trafficking, leveraged in the Great Quadrants of Peace Mission, 10 citizens were arrested 820 nautical miles east of the island of Martinique, the official wrote on his social network account. x.

In another message, he pointed out that they are advancing in the permanent fight against transnational organized crime, “dedicated to illicit drug trafficking and intend to attack the security and integrity of our Republic,” as indicated by President Nicolás Maduro. It meant that the perfect civil-military police union managed to seize more than 22,500 tons of illicit drugs in more than four thousand procedures, in which 5,235 people have been arrested so far in 2024.