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Togo Transnational Issues 2008

Disputes - international: in 2001, Benin claimed Togo moved boundary monuments - joint commission continues to resurvey the boundary; in 2006 14,000 Togolese refugees remain in Benin and Ghana out of the 40,000 who fled there in 2005
Refugees and internally displaced persons: refugees (country of origin): 5,000 (Ghana) IDPs: 1,500 (2007)
Illicit drugs: transit hub for Nigerian heroin and cocaine traffickers; money laundering not a significant problem

NOTE: The transnational issues information regarding Togo on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Togo Transnational Issues 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Togo Transnational Issues 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.