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    US and Greek authorities in a joint operation intercepted a container carrying 26 million prescription opioid painkillers that were destined to be supplied to the Daesh jihadists by sea, Greek media reported Friday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) According to the Ekathimerini newspaper, the container with Tramadol was discovered by officers of the Greek Financial Crimes Squad’s narcotics unit and agents of US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

    The container, which, according to the declaration carried towels and tablecloths, had reportedly arrived from India last month and was expected to be delivered to Libya.

    Last February, another container with opioid painkillers ordered by the same Libyan company with alleged ties to Daesh was confiscated in Dubai by the local authorities.

    The Daesh is an extremist group active in Syria, as well Iraq and other regional states, notorious for its human rights atrocities and a number of major terrorist attacks, such as the ones carried out in Paris and Brussels. The group is outlawed in Russia, the United States and many other countries.

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