Narcotics Commission Strongly Backs Integrated Drug Control Programme. Tribute Paid to Assassinated Columbian Minister
The Commission on Narcotic Drugs had barely started its thirty-fourth session in Vienna when news of the murder of Colombia's former Minister of Justice Enrique Low Murtra by drug traffickers on 30 April reached the meeting.
After a minute of silence in memory of Mr. Low Murtra, whose assassination was strongly condemned, the Commission went back to work. It was a fitting tribute to the slain Minister, who four years ago had told the Commission about his country's and his personal commitment to wipe out the drug scourge.
The 40-member Commission strongly backed the new UN International Drug Control Programme created by the General Assembly in 1990. Ways to help the …
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Publication information: Article title: Narcotics Commission Strongly Backs Integrated Drug Control Programme. Tribute Paid to Assassinated Columbian Minister. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: UN Chronicle. Volume: 28. Issue: 3 Publication date: September 1991. Page number: 60. © 1998 United Nations Publications. COPYRIGHT 1991 Gale Group.
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