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FY 2012 Program and Budget Guide: South and Central Asia


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Afghanistan

Budget Summary ($000)

FY 2010 Base Actual

FY 2010 Supplemental

FY 2011 Estimate

FY 2012 Request

420,000

169,000

400,000

324,000


Program Overview

The FY 2012 request will allow us to continue to conduct and expand programs that are at the top of the Administration’s national security priorities, as well as those of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA). Programs will continue their focus on “Afghanization” and sustainability. Counternarcotics requirements include expanding interdiction, drug demand reduction and public outreach activities into additional provinces, to involve women and youth, and increase the engagement and understanding of drug-related issues, and to further reduce cultivation through an incentivized supply reduction program. Rule of law funds will focus on expanding and enhancing justice institutions, anti-corruption initiatives, access to justice, increasing support for women legal professionals, and a safe, secure, and humane corrections system. Greater resources will also be devoted toward developing policy evaluation and monitoring mechanisms to address the increasing complexity and cost of these program initiatives.

Program Goals and Objectives

The FY 2012 counternarcotics programs will build upon the developments and initiatives supporting the U.S. Counternarcotics Strategy for Afghanistan, which directly supports USG counterinsurgency goals, and the key priorities of Afghanistan’s National Drug Control Strategy, including targeting the nexus between narco-traffickers and the insurgency, reducing cultivation and the demand for drugs, and building the capacity of the GIRoA’s counternarcotics institutions.

INL’s Administration of Justice program supports Afghanistan’s National Justice Sector Strategy and the U.S. Government’s strategic goals for justice and corrections system reform in Afghanistan. The program also supports the Afghanistan and Pakistan Regional Stabilization Strategy’s key initiatives to Strengthen Afghan Governance and Enhance Afghan Rule of Law.

Objective 1: Disrupt and dismantle narcotics-insurgent-corruption nexus targets. Enhance the capacity and sustainability of specialized investigative and interdiction units of the Counter Narcotics Police of Afghanistan (CNPA) to collect intelligence, target drug traffickers and disrupt processing operations and trafficking networks.

Objective 2: Increase support for the GIRoA’s demand reduction and treatment programs. Increase support for residential and outpatient drug treatment facilities, particularly for women, adolescents and children, and coordinate and implement a national drug abuse prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation program.

Objective 3: Support sub-national supply reduction programs. Support provincial Afghan-led supply reduction efforts including anti-drug information campaigning, governor-led eradication (GLE), and the GIRoA’s Good Performers Initiative (GPI) program.

Objective 4: Improve counternarcotics strategic communications. Integrate counternarcotics communications with other information and public diplomacy efforts, enhance the effectiveness of the Ministry of Counter Narcotics’ outreach and public information efforts, and support the development of a comprehensive year-round public information pre-planting campaign.

Objective 5: Combat corruption and expand access to justice. Tackle the pervasive culture of impunity and improve and expand access to the state justice sector, by increasing gender justice capacity and reducing corruption in the sector’s institutions. Also, help build public awareness and demand for rule of law and individual legal rights.

Objective 6: Develop a corrections system that meets international standards. Help rebuild a safe, secure, and humane Afghan corrections system that meets international standards and Afghan cultural requirements, including focusing on de-radicalization, women, reintegration, and rehabilitation of insurgent inmates.

Objective 7: Develop institutional capacity in the justice sector. Build the leadership capacity of the Afghan government justice sector officials, including the Ministry of Justice and the Attorney General’s Office, and the capacity of justice institutions to provide efficient and equitable services.

FY 2012 Program

Counternarcotics

Counternarcotics Support

Supply Reduction

Governor Led Eradication: INL will provide financial reimbursement support for provincial government eradication planning and execution through a joint U.S.-UK program to reimburse governors for United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)-verified eradication, and will also support provincial governors’ information campaigns.

Alternative Development

Good Performers Initiative: GPI continues to incentivize provincial governors’ counternarcotics and supply reduction activities, and deliver development assistance to provinces that have successfully reduced and eliminated poppy cultivation. As the security situation and access to alternative crops improve in the south, in combination with the Ministry of Counter-Narcotics (MCN) Capacity Building program described below, FY 2012 funding will assist MCN to streamline the procurement and oversight process and to effect faster GPI project implementation.

Verification: Funds will support UNODC’s cultivation, verification and assessment surveys, including their Annual Opium Survey, which serves as the basis for GPI awards and GLE reimbursements, and will also support trends monitoring and drug research capabilities. Funds will also support multilateral and international organization initiatives, increase Afghan counternarcotics engagement with its neighbors and regional actors, and further disrupt the insurgency-narcotics network and its effect on stability, crime, and corruption.

Aviation Support

Funds will continue to provide safe and professional air transport and logistics support to all the INL-supported counternarcotics, rule of law, law enforcement and related efforts by funding the operations and maintenance costs for INL-owned and leased aircraft.

Drug Enforcement - Interdiction

Funds will continue operations and maintenance support to existing CNPA facilities, which have been expanded, and include life support, mentoring and capacity building of the CNPA vetted units and their specialized teams, extend mentoring and support to the provincial CNPA through both bilateral and UNODC programs, and deepen the involvement of additional donor countries in interdiction, CNPA training, and precursor chemical control efforts. Funds will also continue to pay salary supplements for officers of the CNPA’s vetted units, which have doubled in size since 2010.

Demand Reduction & Public Information

Demand Reduction projects will sustain the expanded treatment capacity, and continue development toward a nationwide treatment delivery system, including specialized programs for women, children and adolescents. Funding will support innovative clinical services for addicted children ages 1 – 7 in the six women and children treatment programs; adolescent treatment programs for males and females ages 12-18; mentoring programs for women addiction counselors; village-based treatment; and drug prevention programs at Afghan boys and girls schools, and other suitable educational institutions. FY 2012 funds will also allow for specialized training for Afghan addictions counselors on prevention and treatment management techniques and clinical methods, and allow for the monitoring, implementation and administration of these projects by demand reduction experts.

Counter Narcotics Public Information (CNPI): In FY 2012, CNPI is projected to provide professional training for provincial public outreach officials at the MCN, continue to provide oversight support for the MCN as they take increased responsibility and ownership of national CNPI media campaigns, work with the MCN to implement a nationwide public opinion survey on counternarcotics, and continue and expand the MCN and Ministry of Education drug prevention and life-skills program.

Ministry of Counter-Narcotics Capacity-Building Program: The MCN capacity-building project, initiated with re-programmed FY 2010 funds, aims to use expatriate mentors to build the capacity of the MCN staff in Kabul and in its provincial offices while developing the ministry’s capacity to assume responsibility for and manage effectively the programs under its purview. The program envisions intensive mentoring by expatriate capacity building experts in areas such as administration, policy development, as well as engineering, with particular focus on training and mentoring for MCN staff members who administer counternarcotics projects such as the Good Performers Initiative and Governor-Led Eradication programs. FY 2012 funds will be used to sustain a base level of support after the departure of the expatriate advisors, with program elements to include commodity items, logistical needs such as information technology infrastructure, and, where appropriate, salary support administered via the Ministry of Finance.

Rule of Law and Human Rights

Administration of Justice

Justice System Development

Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP): With FY 2012 funds, JSSP will continue sustainment of programs and initiatives. The request will also support Afghan JSSP lawyers deploying to key provinces to shore up Provincial Justice Centers and serve as resources for local justice practitioners. Capacity-building, training, mentoring, gender justice, provincial justice conferences, legislative reform, information and administrative integration, public information, and anti-corruption work will all continue.

Justice Grants: FY 2012 funds will sustain successful grants, initiated with the Afghan Justice Grants program, to Afghan-based NGOs and civil society organizations across the country. More of the Afghan population will be engaged in public information and public education efforts, and the rights of more Afghans will be protected.

Justice Center in Parwan: Funding will allow robust mentoring and training of the Afghan Government criminal justice entities focused on national security cases.

Priority Reform and Reorganization (PRR): Funds will support the PRR and salary supplements, which provides a living wage to justice personnel and de-incentivizes corruption.

Major Crimes and Anti-Corruption

Counternarcotics Justice Center: FY 2012 funds will support the Counternarcotics Justice Center and DOJ mentors for counternarcotics investigations and prosecutions.

Anti-Corruption and Major Crimes Task Force (MCTF): This project will support the Anti-Corruption Unit and the MCTF, and finance investigations, mentoring, and an increase in the number of corruption cases being handled.

Judicial Security: These funds will provide security for vetted judicial tribunals, judges in Kabul, and in key provinces.

Gender Justice

Family Response Units: FY 2012 funds will allow INL to work with specialized police units dedicated to combating domestic violence and crimes against women. Particular attention will be paid to connecting police reports into the wider criminal justice system, protecting victims and witnesses as they go through the legal process, and developing methods of alternative dispute resolution to protect women and their families.

Grants: Funds will continue gender-related grants and expand the most effective grants. These funds will support Afghan NGOs in providing education and services to women and children in correctional facilities.

Corrections System Development

Corrections System Support Program (CSSP): Funds will allow us to support CSSP mentors and advisors, equipment support, and training initiatives for the Ministry of Justice Central Prisons Directorate (CPD), Juvenile Rehabilitation Directorate, and other Afghan Government criminal justice corrections facilities, and would enable increased senior- and mid-level training as well as further expansions at the district level.

Priority Reform and Reorganization: These funds will be contributed to the Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan (LOTFA) for CPD salary support. Other donors also contribute to LOTFA to pay CPD salaries, although the U.S. is the largest contributor.

Afghan National Detention Facility (ANDF) in Parwan: ANDF-Parwan will be transferred from the U.S. military to the Afghan Ministry of Defense (MOD) in January 2012, conditions permitting, and from the MOD to the Afghan Ministry of Justice (MOJ) in January 2014. These funds will begin building the capacity in the MOJ to safely, securely, and humanely operate this facility. Given the size of the facility and the level of security that will be needed to safely operate a facility that houses national security inmates, the program will train MOJ guards as well as the mid- and senior-level leadership needed to operate the facility.

Infrastructure: Funds will enable necessary renovations in both provincial prisons and district detention facilities.

Corrections Grants: Funds will allow for a small-scale grants program focused on women (and their children) and juveniles in prison.


Afghanistan

     

INL Budget

     

($000)

     
   

FY 2010

FY 2010

FY 2011

FY 2012

   

Actual

Supp

Estimate

Request

1.4 Counternarcotics

     

 

Counternarcotics Support

     

 

 

Supply Reduction

5,000

0

1,000

1,000

 

Sustainable Alternative Development

45,000

0

40,000

13,000

 

Aviation Support

95,000

0

45,000

19,000

 

Drug Enforcement - Interdiction

58,596

20,000

45,000

46,000

 

Demand Reduction & Public Information

20,000

3,000

17,000

14,000

 

Ministry of Counter Narcotics (MCN) Capacity Building

25,000

0

10,000

2,000

Program Development & Support (objective 6.2 attributed to 1.4)

9,000

 

7,500

7,600

 

1.4 Subtotal

257,596

23,000

165,500

102,600

1.5 Transnational Crime

     

 

Trafficking in Persons and Migrant Smuggling

1,404

0

0

0

Program Development & Support (objective 6.2 attributed to 1.5)

0

0

0

0

 

1.5 Subtotal

1,404

0

0

0

2.1 Rule of Law and Human Rights

     

 

Administration of Justice

     

 

 

Justice System Development

82,000

58,000

93,000

65,000

 

Corrections System Development

65,000

60,000

76,000

67,000

 

Counter-Narcotics Justice & Anti-Corruption

8,000

25,000

10,000

17,000

 

Aviation Support

0

0

45,000

56,000

Program Development & Support (objective 6.2 attributed to 2.1)

6,000

3,000

10,500

16,400

 

2.1 Subtotal

161,000

146,000

234,500

221,400

Total

420,000

169,000

400,000

324,000


Bangladesh

Budget Summary ($000)

FY 2010 Actual

FY 2011 Estimate

FY 2012 Request

350

350

850

Program Overview

As Bangladesh returned to democracy after two years of an Army-supported caretaker government, the United States is looking to promote democratic stability and regional cooperation as a foundation for countering extremism and terrorism. Weak rule of law and delivery of police services have allowed space for transnational and domestic criminal and other illicit activities. An effective criminal justice system is required to address threats and support good governance. The INCLE resources have supported an inter-agency community-policing initiative and proposed activities will support broader justice system reform efforts.

Program Goals and Objectives

The Bangladesh program supports the embassy’s FY 2012 Mission Strategic and Resource Plan priorities of Denial of Space to Extremism through Security Sector and Education Reform and INL’s FY 2012 Bureau Strategic and Resource Plan goal Building Criminal Justice Systems.

Objective 1: To improve prosecutorial and judicial training and skills development, develop better use of criminal procedure tools, and provide recommendations for improving the operations of the criminal justice system.

FY 2012 Program

Rule of Law and Human Rights

Justice Reform

Legal Advisors will provide training and mentoring for prosecutors and judges to support skills development. Efforts will be made to increase efficiencies and transparency of the judicial process that will lead to a reduction in the large backlog of cases and improve the rates of prosecutions and convictions. The program may include, but is not limited to, introducing recommendations for improvements in substantive and procedural law, and legislation to establish de-politicized, independent prosecutorial and judicial services.


Bangladesh

   

INL Budget

   

($000)

   
   

FY 2010

FY 2011

FY 2012

   

Actual

Estimate

Request

2.1 Rule of Law and Human Rights

   

 

Justice Reform

320

330

840

Program Development & Support (objective 6.2 attributed to 2.1)

30

20

10

 

2.1 Subtotal

350

350

850

Total

350

350

850


Nepal

Budget Summary ($000)

FY 2010 Actual

FY 2011 Estimate

FY 2012 Request

3,700

3,700

3,700

Program Overview

Nepal emerged from armed conflict in 2006 and set down a tumultuous path to establish a peaceful and democratic state. The country continues to face challenges to its stability as its state security and justice institutions remain weak. Efforts that support security development and enhance the rule of law throughout the country are a priority. INL assistance programs have supported election security and provided infrastructure development and training for Nepal’s police forces, while fostering engagement between police and civil society to identify shared concerns and devise strategies to strengthen law and order. It is in the United States’ interest to support efforts that aid Nepal to resolve its complex governance issues and help diminish lawlessness and a return to conflict.

Program Goals and Objectives

The Nepal program supports the host government’s Security Sector Reform strategy. The Nepal program also supports the embassy’s FY 2012 Mission Strategic and Resource Plan priorities of Nepal’s Transition to Peace and Stability is Consolidated and Democratic Reform at the National and Local Level is Institutionalized and INL’s FY 2012 Bureau Strategic and Resource Plan goal of Building Criminal Justice Systems.

Objective 1: To assist with building the capacity of law enforcement institutions to improve response and processing of crime scenes, improve information sharing, and assist with institution planning, training, and infrastructure improvements.

Objective 2: To provide guidance on legislative drafting and promoting rule of law through training of legal professionals, police, and civil society actors.

FY 2012 Program

Stabilization Operations and Security Sector Reform

Law Enforcement Reform

Law Enforcement Training Project expands the capacity of the Nepal Police and Armed Police Force by providing training, technical assistance, and equipment donations at selected sites and coordinates with various stakeholders to support long-term institution planning and development. Assistance is delivered through a law enforcement advisor and technical experts.

Rule of Law and Human Rights

Justice Reform

Justice Sector Reform Project will assist the Government of Nepal in a number of areas, which may include, but are not limited to, the provision of legal advisors or other experts; legislative drafting and case management development with legal professionals; supporting police-prosecutor cooperation; and promoting rule of law initiatives at the local level through training of prosecutors, police, magistrates, local authorities, and civil society.


Nepal

   

INL Budget

   

($000)

   
   

FY 2010

FY 2011

FY 2012

   

Actual

Estimate

Request

1.3 Stabilization Operations and Security Sector Reform

   

 

Law Enforcement Reform

2,600

2,595

2,585

Program Development & Support (objective 6.2 attributed to 1.3)

15

10

15

 

1.3 Subtotal

2,615

2,605

2,600

2.1 Rule of Law and Human Rights

   

 

Justice Reform

1,070

1,085

1,085

Program Development & Support (objective 6.2 attributed to 2.1)

15

15

15

 

2.1 Subtotal

1,085

1,095

1,100

Total

3,700

3,700

3,700


Pakistan

Budget Summary ($000)

FY 2010 Actual

FY 2010 Supp

FY 2011 Estimate

FY 2012 Request

130,000

40,000

114,298

125,000

Program Overview

The Government of Pakistan (GOP) continues to demonstrate its commitment to combating the threats of crime, militant extremism, terrorism, and narcotics trafficking and has taken steps to improve cooperation with the United States in the areas of border security, law enforcement, and counternarcotics. INL training, technical assistance, and materiel support for civilian security entities throughout Pakistan strengthen and enhance the GOP’s ability to address the destabilizing forces that foster corruption and undermine governance and the rule of law. INL’s Pakistan program remains a critical element in achieving the priority U.S. national security goal of disrupting, dismantling, and defeating al-Qaeda, the Taliban, other militant entities, and their safe havens in Pakistan. INL programming also supports the objectives of the U.S. civilian assistance strategy to Pakistan by building the capacity of Pakistan’s local, provincial, and national government entities to uphold the rule of law and provide essential government services.

Program Goals and Objectives

The Pakistan program supports the Embassy’s FY 2012 Mission Strategic and Resource Plan priorities of Law Enforcement Reform and Counternarcotics and Counterterrorism/Counterinsurgency as well as INL’s FY 2012 Bureau Strategic Resource Plan goals of Counternarcotics and Criminal Justice Sector Capacity Building and Security Sector Reform. The FY 2012 Pakistan request also supports elements of the Government of Pakistan’s Drug Control Master Plan for 2010-2014.

Objective 1: Build upon and enhance the GOP’s capacity to survey and monitor border activity in order to interdict narcotics traffickers, militants, and other criminals.

Objective 2: Strengthen civilian law enforcement abilities to monitor, detect, thwart, and respond to criminal and militant activity as well as to maintain public law and order.

Objective 3: Expand ability of the GOP to carry out coordinated counternarcotics efforts.

Objective 4: Improve upon GOP’s ability to manage a sustainable, humane, and effective correctional system.

Objective 5: Increase the capacity of prosecutors and judges in order to improve the functionality of the criminal justice system.

FY 2012 Program

Stabilization Operations and Security Sector Reform

Border Security Program

Aviation: Funds will support the Ministry of Interior (MOI) Air Wing that provides flight and maintenance training as well as operational support to civilian Pakistani law enforcement agencies fighting extremism and criminality in challenging terrain. The program will also support aircraft at the main base in Quetta, as well as at a forward operating location in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) to conduct operations in KP and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). Aircraft supported by this program are critical to Pakistani law enforcement operations against traffickers, militants, and criminals.

Law Enforcement Reform

This program continues to support Pakistan’s civilian law enforcement entities. Funds will support provincial police programs in Balochistan, Punjab, Sindh, and KP, as well as other law enforcement entities such as the FATA and Balochistan Levies. The program will continue the provision of training, technical assistance, infrastructure support, and equipment that will enhance police professionalism, survivability, mobility, and communications capacity; expand investigative skills; enhance leadership and training institutions; and support training on gender crimes and human rights in civilian policing. Training assistance will focus on the provision of train-the-trainer and instructor development courses in order to enhance Pakistani training capacity and increase the both the geographic reach and rate of training. Funds will also provide Pakistan’s law enforcement personnel, including female police officers, with the capacity to maintain law and order and perform a “hold” function in areas cleared of militants.

Counternarcotics

Crop Control: Activities will support high-value, legitimate crops as an alternative to poppy. Funds will also be used for small water schemes and road construction in former poppy-growing areas.

Interdiction: Funds will be used to provide training and operational support, as well as facility and security upgrades and equipment, to Pakistani law enforcement entities with counternarcotics mandates.

Demand Reduction: Funds will support treatment, outreach, and drop-in centers that promote drug awareness and provide rehabilitation for drug addicts. Funds will also provide training to improve the delivery of drug treatment services.

Operational Support to Law Enforcement Agencies: Funds will maintain the mobility and capacity of Pakistan’s civilian law enforcement agencies engaged in counternarcotics missions.

Rule of Law and Human Rights

Corrections: Funds will be used to continue training and technical support for KP and GOP corrections officials.

Rule of Law: Funds will expand the provision of technical assistance and training designed to enhance the skills and capacities of members of the criminal justice community, particularly Pakistani prosecutors and judges, paying special attention to women.


Pakistan

     

INL Budget

     

($000)

     
   

FY 2010

FY 2010

FY 2011

FY 2012

   

Actual

Supp

Estimate

Request

1.3 Stabilization Operations and Security Sector Reform

     

 

Border Security Program

     

 

 

Aviation

52,000

 

25,000

43,000

 

Infrastructure/Commodities

-

   

 

 

Training/Training Materials

-

-

-

 

Law Enforcement Reform

64,600

32,000

66,000

58,500

Program Development & Support (objective 6.2 attributed to 1.3)

4,400

4,000

3,848

4,225

 

1.3 Subtotal

121,000

36,000

94,848

105,725

1.4 Counternarcotics

     

 

Counternarcotics Support

       
 

Crop Control

2,000

 

4,000

3,000

 

Interdiction

2,000

 

3,000

3,000

 

Demand Reduction

1,500

 

2,000

2,250

 

Ops Support to LE Agencies

1,500

 

3,000

2,250

Program Development & Support (objective 6.2 attributed to 1.4)

   

350

450

 

1.4 Subtotal

7,000

0

12,350

10,950

2.1 Rule of Law and Human Rights

     

 

Corrections

   

3,000

3,000

Rule of Law

2,000

4,000

4,000

5,000

Program Development & Support (objective 6.2 attributed to 2.1)

   

100

325

 

2.1 Subtotal

2,000

4,000

7,100

8,325

Total

130,000

40,000

114,298

125,000


Sri Lanka

Budget Summary ($000)

FY 2010 Actual

FY 2011 Estimate

FY 2012 Request

-

-

1,600

Program Overview

The end of armed conflict has presented opportunities for increased U.S. engagement in Sri Lanka. Years of violence and unrest have resulted in a lack of public confidence toward Sri Lanka’s criminal justice system which offsets the Government of Sri Lanka’s (GSL) ability to achieve long-term peace. U.S. assistance funds will establish law enforcement and rule of law development programs in Sri Lanka to increase the capabilities and capacity of the police and judicial systems, ultimately strengthening Sri Lanka’s ability to partner in regional maritime security and global peacekeeping initiatives.

Program Goals and Objectives

The Sri Lanka program will build on the current Department of Defense 1207 funds project being implemented by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) which assists the GSL to create an effective, equitable partnership between regional government, the security forces (including the Sri Lanka National Police), and citizens. The Sri Lanka program supports the embassy’s FY 2012 Mission Strategic and Resource Plan priorities of Promote Human Rights and Strengthen Democratic Institutions, and Strengthen Security Ties and Increase Long-Term U.S. Influence and INL’s FY 2012 Bureau Strategic and Resource Plan goal of Building Criminal Justice Systems.

Objective 1: Enhance the Government’s security sector capabilities and technical competencies through programs focused on governance, capacity building, community, anti-corruption, and managing organizational change in order to meet international standards.

Objective 2: Establish rule of law programs in Sri Lanka to strengthen the capabilities and capacity of the judiciary and administrators in the criminal justice system.

FY 2012 Program

Stabilization Operations and Security Sector Reform

Law Enforcement Reform

Funds will be used to collaborate with law enforcement entities in order to provide fundamental assistance in capacity building by developing improved law enforcement official training, education, and cooperation.

Rule of Law and Human Rights

Justice Reform

Funds will support the criminal justice system in order to improve capacity and competency by supporting efforts to develop a modern legal framework and enhance rule of law and law enforcement official training.


Sri Lanka

   

INL Budget

   

($000)

   
   

FY 2010

FY 2011

FY 2012

   

Actual

Estimate

Request

1.3 Stabilization Operations and Security Sector Reform

   

 

Law Enforcement Reform

0

0

785

Program Development & Support (objective 6.2 attributed to 1.3)

0

0

15

 

1.3 Subtotal

0

0

800

2.1 Rule of Law and Human Rights

   

 

Justice Reform

0

0

785

Program Development & Support (objective 6.2 attributed to 2.1)

0

0

15

 

2.1 Subtotal

0

0

800

Total

0

0

1,600



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