Seized ivory slated for destruction in the crush

Two tonnes of ivory seized in Vietnam

PanARMENIAN.Net – Around two tonnes of ivory hidden in a timber shipment from Mozambique has been seized in Vietnam, customs authorities said Friday, October 7 the second large haul of the illegally-trafficked product in a week, AFP said.

Although ivory trade is banned in Vietnam, the country remains a top market for ivory products prized locally for decorative and medicinal purposes.

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