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Europe to contribute $20 million to regional crime fight

Monday, January 28, 2013


The European Union will contribute over $20 million to the fight against organized crime and drug trafficking in Central America in the short term, according to Vice President of El Salvador, Salvador Sánchez.

After a meeting between representatives of Central America and Europe, the vice president said that today Salvadoran “reaffirmed the willingness to continue cooperating.”

“More than $20 million will be invested in strengthening this process, has been reaffirmed, had made an effort to make a mid-term and now confirmed those resources,” Sánchez explained.

Source: The Costa Rica News