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Berni: "the world manufactures drugs for the U.S."

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Security Secretary Sergio Berni, said today that "if there is a country that has very severe problems with drugs is the United States." Thus answered accusations State Department

Security Secretary Sergio Berni, reiterated its rejection of the recent report of the U.S. State Department who had noted an increase in the drug trade through the TBA and a "dramatic" growth of drug in Argentina

"The world manufactures drugs for the U.S., which is the main consumer. The drug producing countries and those in proximity to the U.S. border, suffer the consequences of drug use important having, generating hundreds of dead, "Berni said this morning told Radio La Red

In addition, the report said the U.S. government has been made ​​unilaterally, while, according to the international conventions and rules should be bilateral.

The secretary warned that "America needs 160,000 kilos (per year) of cocaine to supply its domestic market" and that "a report of the Office of Accountability of the state itself" links to "22 million" people with eating drugs in that country.

"The United States has not been able to demonstrate one successful advancement of decreased drug use," he said, noting that should rethink "this failed policy have carried out" and "go through the world selling magic bullets to solve problems they could not solve. "

Berni said that the budget had to invest to treat addicts "has meant to 25,000 million U.S. dollars."

"You have to be a little more serious mea culpa to do what they say. United States has a policy of intervention; to intervene in the internal affairs of other countries. If there is something you cannot justify an intervention is precisely the subject of drugs, because the United States has failed miserably in its attempts to stop drinking, "said the secretary.

The national official said the United States "not only have failed to solve the problem, but I do not want to solve, do not know how to fix it and they are responsible for generating the levels of violence that are being generated in Central America, Colombia and Mexico "that the trade routes of drugs dispute.

"Colombia has suffered in 10 years more than 200,000 dead. Mexico goes way over 100,000 and the violence generated by the dispute over the U.S. market is very important in Central generating violence and death, "he said.

Berni concluded: "We do not believe the owners of the absolute truth and is always good to share experiences, but it seems disrespectful things said about Argentina, when the planet is suffering the effects of drug use in the U.S. ".

traslation: Belén Zapata