French authorities seized nearly $45 million worth of cocaine at a port in northern Dunkirk last month, an official said in a statement Tuesday.

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Authorities discovered a half-ton of cocaine in a container ship traveling from Suriname, a small South American country, French Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin said, according to Reuters.

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The discovery was made April 29.

French prosecutors are still investigating the seizure.

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That same month, the U.S. Coast Guard seized an estimated $62.5 million worth of cocaine and marijuana off the coasts of Mexico, Central, and South America.

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