Wednesday, June 12, 2024

War on Drug

“Afghanistan has turned into major producer of methamphetamine”

An Iranian official says neighboring Afghanistan is now a major producer of methamphetamine in the region, voicing Tehran's readiness to tackle the problem.

Iranian police officer killed in clash with drug smugglers

An Iranian police officer was fatally shot in an armed clash with drug smugglers in the early hours of Tuesday in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

Iran’s anti-narcotics chief warns of rising industrial drug production in Afghanistan

The Secretary General of Iran's anti-narcotics headquarters, expressed concern over the surging production of industrial drugs despite reported efforts to reduce drug cultivation in Afghanistan.

Terrorist attack kills 4 traffic police officers in Sistan and Baluchestan, southeastern Iran

Four traffic police officers have been killed in a terrorist attack in Iran’s southeastern Zahedan City.

Two policemen shot dead by drug traffickers in southwestern Iran

Two policemen have been killed during a clash with drug traffickers in the southwestern Iranian province of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad.

Iran’s envoy urges international support for Tehran’s fight against drug trafficking

Iran’s permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna has called for global support for Tehran’s fight against drugs, particularly from countries benefiting the most from the reduction in production and smuggling of narcotics.

Iran police engage drug smugglers in southeast, seize huge narcotics cargo

Iranian police forces engage in clashes with armed smugglers in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, which borders Afghanistan and Pakistan, killing two of the bandits in the counter-narcotics operation.

Iran executes international drug trafficker

Iran has executed an international drug trafficker who possessed 750 kilograms of heroin.

Senior anti-narcotics police officer killed in clashes with smugglers in southern Iran

A senior counter-narcotics police official in Iran’s southern Hormozgan Province has lost his life in armed clashes with drug traffickers in the region.

Iranian FM says terrorism, narcorafficking major regional threats

Iranian Foreign Minister has warned about the threats posed by the expansion of terrorism and narcotrafficking in Afghanistan to regional countries.

Iran seizes huge methamphetamine stash

Iran’s customs office in a city in eastern province of South Khorassan has confiscated 500 kilograms of crystal meth near the border with Afghanistan.

Police seize over 1 tone of narcotics in southeast Iran

Iranian police have confiscated more than 1 tone of narcotics in the southeast of the country and apprehended six drug traffickers.

Official: Iran holds global record in fighting drug trafficking

A high-ranking Iranian anti-narcotics official says the country is unrelenting in its fight against drugs as it holds a record in stopping the flow of drugs from its eastern neighbor Afghanistan to the West.

‘Europe indebted to Iran for fighting drug trafficking’

European countries owe Iran a lot for blocking the transit of drugs destined for Europe, the head of the Iranian anti-narcotics police says, noting the Islamic Republic confiscated over 1,200 tons of illicit narcotics last year.

Iran seized over 1,000 tons of drugs last year

Iran says it confiscated over 1,000 tons of narcotics last year, two thirds of which was being smuggling into the country from the eastern borders.

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