Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos
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Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos: Help us fight drugs

Illegal drug use in the UK and the rest of Europe has contributed to decades of violence in Colombia where illegal cocaine production is a major industry.

The Colombian president is visiting Britain to try to help tackle the problem of drugs trafficking.

President Santos wants Europe's leaders to take a fresh look at how to deal with the problem.

Alistair Leithead reports.

  • 21 Nov 2011