In a US Embassy cable quoted by the Romanian version of, Romanian President Traian Basescu is quoted as saying that drug trafficking in Afghanistan was conducted with the complicity of President Karzai. The cable reports a meeting Basescu had with US Vice President Joe Biden in October 2009. Biden is quotes as describing the Afghan government as corrupt.

In the same cable, Basescu is quoted as telling Biden that drug trafficking was a source of funds for Jihadist terrorists and an element of the the strategy in Afghanistan should include a solution to the drug problem.

Read the info from the cable on the Romanian version of HotNews.rohere.