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    Macedonia Transnational Issues - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/macedonia/macedonia_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      ethnic Albanians in Kosovo object to demarcation of the boundary with Macedonia in accordance with the 2000 Macedonia-Serbia and Montenegro delimitation agreement; Greece continues to reject the use of the name Macedonia or Republic of Macedonia

      Refugees and internally displaced persons:
      IDPs: 2,678 (ethnic conflict in 2001) (2005)

      Illicit drugs:
      major transshipment point for Southwest Asian heroin and hashish; minor transit point for South American cocaine destined for Europe; although not a financial center and most criminal activity is thought to be domestic, money laundering is a problem due to a mostly cash-based economy and weak enforcement (no arrests or prosecutions for money laundering to date)


      NOTE: The information regarding Macedonia on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Macedonia Transnational Issues 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Macedonia Transnational Issues 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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