Ukraine has become a hub for arms trafficking through criminal networks

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The Ukrainian war is fueling the black market in weapons of war. Interpol has warned international authorities. With the U.S. decision to massively ship war weapons along with other Western countries to Kiev, Ukraine has become a hub for arms trafficking through criminal networks. These weapons of war are already feeding various criminal organizations in Europe and around the world.

Some of these weapons end up in the hands of other armies and militias that the United States had no intention of arming, not to mention gangs in European Union countries.

Weapons of war destined for Ukraine are supplied to European countries. Interpol is concerned about this fact and about the fact that weapons sent to Ukraine to prolong the war end up in the hands of criminals. “The widespread availability of weapons during the current conflict will lead to the proliferation of illicit weapons in the post-conflict phase,” Jürgen…

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