Counter Narcotics/Drug Trafficking:
Russian Federal Drug Enforcement Service Director Viktor Ivanov and
White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske
White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
National Security Council
Department of State
Department of Defense
Department of Justice
Department of Treasury/Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCen)
Department Health and Human Services (HHS)
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Federal Drug Enforcement Service (FSKN)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Health and Social Development
Russian Financial Monitoring Service (Rosfinmonitoring)
Ministry of Justice
Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation
Supreme Court of the Russian Federation
Federal Agency for the Development of the State Border of the Russian Federation
V.P. Serbsky State Research Center for Social and Forensic Psychiatry
Federal Migration Service
Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation
Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation
Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation
Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation
Dates Groups Convened:
FSKN Director Ivanov met with ONDCP Director Kerlikowske in Washington D.C.
DEA Assistant Administrator Placido met with FSKN Director Ivanov in Moscow.
Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP) Ambassador Holbrooke and an interagency delegation met with senior Russian officials in Moscow, including with FSKN Director Ivanov, to discuss U.S. interdiction and counternarcotics operations in Afghanistan and ways to deepen U.S.-Russia cooperation to stem the flow of illicit drugs out of Afghanistan.
A delegation led by the U.S. Department of the Treasury met with FSKN and Rosfinmonitoring in Moscow.
FSKN Director Ivanov and ONDCP Director Kerlikowske chaired a working group meeting in Moscow.
ONDCP Director Kerlikowske and FSKN Director Ivanov met in Vienna at the UN Commission on Narcotics Drugs (CND) annual meeting.
Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Paul Jones and FSKN Deputy Director Nikolai Tsvetkov met in Moscow to continue discussions on growing U.S.-Russian cooperation on Afghanistan counternarcotics issues.
DEA Acting Administrator Leonhart and FSKN Deputy Aulov met during the International Drug Enforcement Conference in Rio de Janeiro.
FKSN Director Ivanov visited Kabul for briefings on U.S. and Afghan counternarcotics efforts.
Afghan Northern Route Drug Trafficking Organizations (DTO) working group met in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
FSKN Director Ivanov and ONDCP Director Kerlikowske met in Moscow.
ONDCP Deputy Patrick Ward and Ambassador Beyrle attend the forum “Afghan Drug Production: A Challenge to the World Community;” Special Representative Holbrooke published an op-ed in Izvestia underscoring the importance of growing U.S.-Russia bilateral cooperation on the Afghan drug trade.
Agenda for Future: