The US to send troops to Colombia to help fight drugs

The American team will work in this country for four months.

A unit of the US army will arrive in Colombia in the coming days, where it will help the armed forces of this country in the fight against drug trafficking for four months.

The US Embassy in Bogota reported this.
The American security assistance Brigade will arrive in Colombia in early June, the Embassy said, without specifying the size of the unit.

“The brigade’s mission in Colombia is an opportunity to demonstrate our mutual commitment to fighting drug trafficking and supporting peace in the region, respect for sovereignty, and a long – term promise to protect shared ideals and values,” said us southern command chief Admiral Craig Faller.

According to the White House Office of national drug control policy, cocaine production in Colombia increased from 879 tons in 2018 to 951 tons last year.

Author: Steve Cowan
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