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The third meeting of the Iran-Afghanistan Security-Defence Cooperation Committee was held on Friday in Tehran.
The Iranian interior minister slammed Europe for its failure to cooperate with the Islamic Republic, saying that if Iran turns “a blind eye” to the smuggling of illicit drugs and refugee crisis, Europe will face one million refugees and two thousand tons of narcotics.
The news is filled with stories about people who have been able to overcome the battle of addiction. Though these stories are inspirational, few of them match Mohammad's story; an addict who stopped taking drugs after 20 years and became a cyclist travelling around the country.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic is prepared to help cut the financial resources of terrorism by working with regional states against illicit drug trafficking.
Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli deplored the discriminatory approach of international organizations in providing assistance to governments fighting against illicit drugs and called on all countries to meet their responsibility in this campaign.
Two senior military and police commanders of Iran have travelled to Islamabad to hold negotiations with Pakistani counterparts and officials.
Iran’s intelligence forces have seized a huge drug haul in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan province.
The Iranian Customs says a large international heroin trafficking band has been smashed by Razi customs officers at the Iran-Turkey border.