Joint investigation between Albanian and Turkish authorities on drug trafficking

Following three months’ intensive exchange of information between Albanian Narcotic Department and Turkish Narcotic Department via SELEC, on 21st of November 2017 Istanbul Narcotic Department have seized 410 kg of marijuana trafficked from Republic of Albania to Republic of Turkey by an organized criminal group consisting of Albanian and Turkish Citizens.

Operation codenamed “Sunshine” is still ongoing, further results being expected in the near future.