U.S. Department of StateWASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State submitted the International Narcotics Control Strategy Report for 2013 to Congress on March 4, 2013. The two-volume report offers a comprehensive assessment of the efforts of foreign governments to reduce illicit narcotics production, trafficking and use, in keeping with their international obligations under UN treaties.

The Report also examines anti-money laundering policies and practices and related financial crimes. The Drug and Chemical Control section covers the efforts of 92 countries and jurisdictions. The second section, Money-Laundering and Financial Crimes, describes the efforts of the 65 Major Money Laundering Countries to implement strong anti-money laundering and counterterrorist financing regimes.

The Report is a requirement of section 489 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and is due in March each year.

The full text of the INCSR is available for review at .