Nearly 400 kg of cocaine from the Russian Embassy burned in the Argentine crematorium
Police in Argentina have burned in the crematorium cocaine, which was discovered in one of the buildings of the Russian Embassy in Buenos Aires. About it reports TASS.
The action took place in the presence of the Minister of security of the South American Republic Patricia Bullrich and Ambassador of the Russian Federation Dmitry Feoktistov.
“The active part of the operation to curb the supply of drugs is finished, but we certainly hope that is a start for new cooperation between Russia and Argentina,” said Feoktistov.
In late February, law enforcement agencies of Russia and Argentina stopped the channel of delivery of large quantities of cocaine in 362 kg, which traffickers had planned to implement in Europe. A banned substance was discovered in one of the buildings of the Russian Embassy in Buenos Aires, they belonged to the employee of the diplomatic mission of the technical staff. As part of the investigation were detained six people.
On 30 July the German authorities extradited to Moscow, the alleged organizer of the cocaine deliveries from Argentina to Russia Andrei Kovalchuk.