Top Russian anti-drug official to attend world drug report launch in New York

The head of Russia’s Federal Drug Control Service, Viktor Ivanov, will take part in the presentation of a report on global drug use in New York on Thursday and discuss anti-drug issues with his foreign colleagues, the agency said in a statement.

The 2011 World Drug Report will be presented by Yury Fedotov, the executive director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the statement said.

UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon, President of the U.N. General Assembly Joseph Deiss and Gil Kerlikowske, the director of the U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy will also attend the presentation.

Ivanov is expected to deliver a speech during the event.

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