WASHINGTON: India, alongside 21 different districts, has been assigned as a noteworthy illegal medication delivering nation by US President Barack Obama.
The rundown incorporates nations, for example, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Nicaragua.
In a warning, the US further assigned Bolivia, Myanmar and Venezuela as those nations that have fizzled verifiably amid the past 12 months to hold fast to their commitments under global counter-opiate assentions and take measures against them.
In any case, the US will keep on providing help to Myanmar and Venezuela under its universal opiates control program.
Mr Obama said that a nation's nearness on the previous Major Drug Transit and Major Illicit Drug Producing Countries rundown is not an impression of its counter-opiate endeavors, but rather just a sign of the amount all the more should be finished.
"Working together with universal accomplices, the US is growing its residential and global subsidizing for medication treatment and recuperation bolster programs in light of experimental proof," Mr Obama said.
There is a developing global agreement that counter-opiates programs must be outlined and actualized with the point of enhancing the wellbeing and security of people while avoiding and decreasing brutality and other hurtful results to groups, he included.
To accomplish more prominent parity, US drug strategy likewise incorporates ventured up advancement of powerful option improvement projects and other people who consent to stop illicit medication development and related exercises.
Mr Obama said heroin in the US is by and large progressively tainted with ease manufactured opioids, particularly fentanyl. Research has demonstrated that fentanyl and its analogs can be 25 to 50 times more intense than heroin, he included.
As per US law implementation, most unlawful fentanyl, antecedents, and fentanyl analogs that have been distinguished in the US begin in China and enter the nation by means of Mexico, Canada, or standard mail, Mr Obama included.