Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 28 / Trend, J. Nasibova /
The U.S. military has blacklisted Afghanistan's largest private airline, Kam Air, alleging it is smuggling "bulk" quantities of opium on civilian flights to Tajikistan, a corridor through which the drugs reach the rest of the world, Wall Street Journal reported.
Kam Air was barred this month from receiving U.S. military contracts by U.S. Central Command chief Marine Gen. James Mattis, according to U.S. military officials.
Kam Air is the first major Afghan company to be penalized by the U.S. military over drug allegations.
In its turn, the company completely denies the allegations.
Kam Air is one of Afghanistan's fastest-growing private network airlines. Kam Air is based in Kabul, Afghanistan, offering connections to world's leading airline, as well as charter flights to and from Afghanistan.
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