Moldova Transnational Issues 1998
SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Disputes - international certain territory of Moldova and Ukraine - including Bessarabia and Northern Bukovina - are considered by Bucharest as historically a part of Romania; this territory was incorporated into the former Soviet Union following the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact in 1940
limited cultivation of opium poppy and cannabis, mostly for CIS consumption;
transshipment point for illicit drugs to Western Europe and Russia
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