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President Karzai Signs the Counter Narcotics Tribunal Decree
Released by the Office of the Spokesman to the President


Arg, Presidential Compound, Kabul - H.E. Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, signed the Decree to establish the Counter Narcotics Tribunal yesterday, 25 July 2005.

The Counter Narcotics Tribunal Decree was proposed by HE Chief Justice Shinwari of the Supreme Court of Afghanistan. The Decree establishes special tribunals to try cases related to narcotics. It supports Article 7 of the Constitution, which bans the cultivation, production and trafficking of narcotics. The Decree came into force just after the President signed it.

On signing the Decree the President said: “this demonstrates the Government’s crucial proactive commitment to the fight against narcotics. It is a further step towards greater judicial reform”.

“This is a strong message to those involved in narcotics that the Government will crack down on the traffickers and all those that shame the name of the Afghan people” the President added.

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