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In Almaty summed up the large-scale operation "Koknar"

On the basis of Dog Training Center in Almaty, Kazakhstan Ministry of Internal Affairs held an operational meeting with the chairman of the Committee on Anti-Narcotics of the Ministry of Internal Affairs - A. Vyborov. The meeting was attended by representatives of the customs authorities and border guards CNS of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the State Service for Drug Control of the Kyrgyz Republic, as well as heads of territorial divisions of the Anti-Narcotics Bodies, the press service of the Department of Internal Affairs reported. During the period of its implementation it was confiscated more than 18 tons of drugs from the illicit trafficking, prevented 35 wholesale supply of marijuana and heroin. 8 transactions on a "controlled delivery" were conducted, 2 of them were external ones. 13 foreigners were arrested for drug-related crimes. In the operation  specially trained search dogs were involved.