Afghanistan remains the world’s biggest illicit opiate supplier. File photo: Reuters
Afghanistan remains the world’s biggest illicit opiate supplier. File photo: Reuters
Afghanistan

Taliban vows to ban heroin. But can Afghanistan survive without it?

  • Taliban spokesman promised end to narcotics industry in Afghanistan
  • Group faces cash crunch after US froze nearly US$9 billion of country’s assets

Afghanistan remains the world’s biggest illicit opiate supplier. File photo: Reuters
Afghanistan remains the world’s biggest illicit opiate supplier. File photo: Reuters
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