Ahmad Zia Massoud: Major Drug Traffickers Are Part of National Unity Government

| 27 November 2016, 15:16

Ahmad Zia Massoud, the president's special representative on reforms and good governance, speaking at the inauguration ceremony of National Resistance Council in Herat city Sunday, said that major drug traffickers exist in the National Unity Government as official preventing security forces from eradicating insurgents.

As long as there are poppy fields in the country, the war is investable, said Massoud. According to him, the smugglers earn billions of dollars a year from trafficking drugs and the war is in their interests to continue.

Ahmad Zia Massoud is the first high ranking official in National Unity Government that confirms existence of drug dealers as government officials.

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