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EU agreements with third countries

Diversion of drug precursors is a problem with an obviously international dimension, spanning several continents. This is why co-operation between the EU and other countries has a very significant role to play in preventing relevant chemicals from ending up in the illicit manufacture of drugs.

At present the EU has  Agreements "on the prevention of diversion of precursors and chemical substances frequently used in the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs" with 10 countries.


EU agreements with third countries
[in force]
Venezuela  
Venezuela
Bolivia 
Bolivia
Chile pdf
Chile
USA 
USA
EU
European Union  
China 
China
Turkey pdf
Turkey
Colombia 
Colombia
Peru 
Peru
Mexico 
Mexico
Ecuador 
Ecuador

These agreements are all built on the same model. They provide for co-operation in trade monitoring and for mutual administrative assistance.


In addition, the EU Council on 23 March 2009 adopted a mandate for negotiating with the Russian Federation Choose translations of the previous link  (see the 9th item) on co-operation against the trafficking of drug precursors.


The Commission on 21 January 2013 adopted a proposal for a Council decision on the signing of an Agreement between the European Union and the Russian Federation on drug precursors (see the communiquépdf(89 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  ).

EU agreements with third countries
[under negotiation]
EU 
European Union
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