The latest news and views about illicit drugs and efforts to fight narcotics
A senior Iranian official has called on all countries to join hands in the fight against drug trafficking .
Secretary-General of Iran’s Anti-Narcotics Headquarters has highlighted the country’s effective battle with drug trafficking, saying such genuine efforts have saved the lives of youth all over the world, regardless of their nationality.
Researchers at Materials and Energy Research Institute of Iran have developed a device to detect and spot narcotics and explosives in one to two seconds.
The head of the Iranian Anti Narcotic Police says the European countries should keep in mind that if drugs are not dealt with at the production and entry point, they should find them gram by gram from pockets of European youths.
Secretary General of Drug Control Headquarters of the Islamic Republic of Iran says Iran and China must expand cooperation in the fight against narcotics.
Certain European states are involved in organized drug trafficking, Iran’s Judiciary chief said, deploring the West for inaction on the war against narcotics whose burden falls on Iran.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Moammad Javad Zarif says the US and certain western countries are hindering the fight against narcotics, and thus are responsible for the consequences.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic is seeking to help restore peace, security and stability to Afghanistan, and thus will continue its relentless efforts to eradicate drug trafficking in the neighbouring country.
Iran has warned that if Europe fails to pay its share of fight against drug trafficking, it should get ready to collect illegal drugs gram by gram among its youths.
Iran says it is paying a very high cost in its years-long war on drugs and the smuggling of narcotics from Afghanistan, but the Europeans are not contributing enough.
A group of Iranian researchers have developed a fully-homegrown X-ray machine, and a plan is in the offing to export the product.
Shapour Ebrahim, also known as Shapour A., is a 68-year-old senior Iranian writer who has passed a surprisingly difficult life before becoming famous.
Iran’s ambassador to international organizations in Vienna has been designated as the first vice chair of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (UNCND).
Iran’s ambassador to international organizations in Vienna has been designated as the first vice chair of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND).
Iran's Deputy Police Chief Brigadier General Eskandar Momeni said the police forces have managed to capture more than 500 tonnes of various kind of illicit drugs over the past 9 months.
Iranian and Turkish Interior Ministers, in a meeting in Ankara, have called for joint fight against drug trafficking, human trafficking, terrorism and illegal immigration.
Iranian Interior minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli has travelled to Ankara at the head of a high-ranking political delegation to meet with Turkish officials and discuss security issues.
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.