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Georgian customs confiscate medications destined for Chechen refugees

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Georgian customs officials at Tbilisi airport have confiscated 1 ton of drugs, including narcotic substances, ordered by Chechnya's official representative in Georgia, Khizri Aldamov, and another citizen of Chechnya, Caucasus Press reported. The medicines were intended for wounded Chechen guerrillas undergoing medical treatment in Georgia and for Chechen refugees. Customs officials said some of the drugs are not approved for use in Georgia, except in the event of epidemics and natural disasters. LF
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