403 tons of narcotics seized since March 21

October 15, 2018 - 22:24

TEHRAN – Some 403 tons of narcotics have been seized in Iran since the beginning of the Iranian calendar year (starting March 21, 2018), chief of the National Drug Control Agency has said.

“Iran holds the world’s record in seizing narcotics,” Mehr quoted Massoud Zahedian as saying. “Over the past 9 months, 1290 drug trafficking groups were (also) disbanded.” 

Zahedian stressed the importance of beefing up borders as a part of the fight against drugs, emphasizing that the Islamic Republic is the “flag-bearer of fighting narcotics.”

MH/PA

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