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UN calls on intl community to take steps to end trafficking

The United Nations has called on the international community to take steps to end trafficking in persons that result mainly from protracted conflicts.

In a statement, Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime Yury Fedotov said, people forced from their homes are falling prey to human traffickers as they try desperately to escape the violence.

He expressed the need to vigorously combat human trafficking and migrant smuggling.

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