Global anti-narcotics fight

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  • Over 1,200 tons of narcotics seized in calendar year 2021-06-26 20:00

    Over 1,200 tons of narcotics seized in calendar year

    TEHRAN – Iranian anti-narcotics police discovered 1,200 tons of various drugs during the past [Iranian calendar] year (March 2020-March 2021), which is two-folded compared to the recent years, Eskandar Momeni, the director of headquarters for the fight against narcotics, said.

  • Over 43 tons of narcotics seized in two weeks 2021-05-14 15:50

    Over 43 tons of narcotics seized in two weeks

    TEHRAN – More than 43 tons of narcotics have been confiscated from smugglers across the country over the past two weeks, Naser Aslani, an official with the anti-narcotics police, has said.

  • Iran, Kuwait to strengthen anti-narcotics co-op 2021-04-11 17:03

    Iran, Kuwait to strengthen anti-narcotics co-op

    TEHRAN – The Iranian anti-narcotics police chief Majid Karimi, and his Kuwaiti counterpart Mohammad Qabazard emphasized the need for enhanced cooperation to fight against drug trafficking.

  • Iran committed to intl. counter-narcotics goals 2021-03-08 18:56

    Iran committed to intl. counter-narcotics goals

    TEHRAN – Despite the difficult conditions caused by the global pandemic, Iran managed to discover 1,200 tons of narcotics in 2020, an increase of 41 percent compared to 2019, showing Iran’s adherence to international obligations, Eskandar Momeni, the director of headquarters for the fight against narcotics, said.

  • Iran, Afghanistan underscore need to boost anti-narcotics fight 2020-10-21 17:28

    Iran, Afghanistan underscore need to boost anti-narcotics fight

    TEHRAN – The Iranian commander of border guards Ahmad Ali Goudarzi, and the Afghan deputy minister of interior for counter-narcotics Mohammad Hashim Aurtaq, emphasized the need for enhanced cooperation to fight against drug trafficking.

  • drug 2020-09-18 18:44

    Police seized over 3.7 tons of narcotics in Sistan-Balouchestan

    TEHRAN – Anti-narcotics police forces have dismantled a drug-trafficking gang and confiscated nearly 3.7 tons of narcotics in Sistan-Balouchestan province, the provincial police chief has said.

  • UN 2020-09-16 19:10

    UN ready to boost support for Iran in fight against drug trafficking

    TEHRAN – Ghada Wali, director-general of the United Nations Office in Vienna and executive director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has said that the international body is ready to boost support for Iran in the fight against drug trafficking.

  • Global anti-narcotics fight not to succeed without Iran 2020-09-06 16:29

    Global anti-narcotics fight not to succeed without Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran is the main partner in the fight against narcotics, and if excluded, the global attempt will not be successful, Amir Abbas Lotfi, spokesman for the anti-narcotics headquarters said. Stating that the anti-narcotics field is one of the main humanitarian and non-profit international activities, he stressed that no challenge or obstacle will undermine the determination of Iran to fight against drug trafficking.