The President of the United States Donald trump announced the beginning of large-scale operation against drug trafficking in the Western hemisphere. The U.S. military will conduct it in cooperation with 22 countries, reports «Interfax». trump stressed that on the background of the situation with coronavirus, to counter which attracted the attention of the authorities, growing threat from the cartels and other criminals, that should be checked. As told by the American leader of the southern command of the U.S. armed forces in cooperation with 22 countries to strengthen control and suppression of Maritime drug trafficking. To this end, the USA will direct to problem areas for more destroyers, air force, coast guard forces and reconnaissance aircraft. the head of the Pentagon mark Esper, in turn, said that the operation will be conducted in the Eastern Pacific ocean and the Caribbean sea.