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Zambia Transnational Issues Profile 2017

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Disputes - internationalin 2004, Zimbabwe dropped objections to plans between Botswana and Zambia to build a bridge over the Zambezi River, thereby de facto recognizing a short, but not clearly delimited, Botswana-Zambia boundary in the river
Illicit drugstransshipment point for moderate amounts of methaqualone, small amounts of heroin, and cocaine bound for southern Africa and possibly Europe; a poorly developed financial infrastructure coupled with a government commitment to combating money laundering make it an unattractive venue for money launderers; major consumer of cannabis
Refugees and internally displaced personsrefugees (country of origin): 21,338 (Democratic Republic of the Congo) (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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