Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Illicit Drugs

Iran Calls for Global Campaign against Illicit Drugs

A senior Iranian official has called on all countries to join hands in the fight against drug trafficking .

Iran’s War on Drugs Serving Youth Worldwide: Official

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.

Iran Develops Homegrown Device to Find Narcotics, Explosives

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.

90% of World’s Opium Seized by Iran: Official

Secretary-General of Iran's Drug Control Headquarters Brigadier General Eskandar Momeni says Iran's global opium seizure has risen from 76% to 90%.

EU Must Brace for Deluge of Narcotics If It Fails to Aid Iran

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.

Iran, China Agree to Increase Efforts to Fight against Narcotics

Secretary General of Drug Control Headquarters of the Islamic Republic of Iran says Iran and China must expand cooperation in the fight against narcotics.

Iran, China to Hold Joint Addiction Workshop

The first Iranian-Chinese joint workshop on drug addiction will be held in Tehran mid-August with the participation of leading scholars and researchers from both countries.

Some European States in Cahoots with Drug Cartels: Iran

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.

US Sanctions Hindering Fight against Narcotics: 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.

Afghanistan Producing 84% of World’s Opium: Iran

An Iranian official said above 84 percent of opium in the world originates from Afghanistan.

Iran, Afghanistan Stress Joint Fight against Narcotics

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 Says Europe Must Pay Its Share of Combating Drug Trafficking

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.

‘Europe Not Doing Enough to Help Iran Fight Narcotics’

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.

All-Iranian X-Ray Machine Developed by Researchers

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 A.; From a Homeless Junkie to a High-Profile Writer

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.

Former Drug Addicts Cook Gourmet Food

Some 15 men and women, who managed to give up drug addiction, have celebrated their feat by taking orders for food in a ceremony called “A Bite of Kindness.”

Iran’s Top Envoy Named as First Vice Chair of 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 (UNCND).

Iran’s Top Envoy Named as First Vice Chair of UN’s CND

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 Security Forces Seize 500 Tonnes of Illicit Drugs in 9 Months

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, Turkish Ministers Stress Joint Fight against Terrorism

Iranian and Turkish Interior Ministers, in a meeting in Ankara, have called for joint fight against drug trafficking, human trafficking, terrorism and illegal immigration.

Iran Interior Minister in Turkey for Security Talks

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.

Iran Seizes over One Tonne of Heroin NW Border

Iran’s Intelligence Ministry announced on Sunday that its forces in the northwestern province of West Azerbaijan have seized one of the biggest hauls of heroin confiscated in recent years.

Iran, Afghanistan Discuss Joint Fight against Terrorism, Narcotics

The third meeting of the Iran-Afghanistan Security-Defence Cooperation Committee was held on Friday in Tehran.

Europe to Be Filled with Drugs, Refugees If Iran Stops Efforts: Minister

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.

Number of Iranian Drug Addicts Decreasing

Iran’s interior minister says the country’s intensive fight against narcotics is gradually paying off, as the number of Iranian drug addicts has decreased about one million in recent years.

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