Iranian anti-narcotics police

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  • Over 100 tons of drugs confiscated in 2 months 2022-05-15 19:00

    Over 100 tons of drugs confiscated in 2 months

    TEHRAN – A total of 100 tons of narcotics have been seized countrywide since the beginning of the current [Iranian calendar] year (March 21), Majid Karimi, the chief of the Iranian anti-narcotics police, has announced.

  • Iran, India to boost fight against narcotics 2022-05-10 18:02

    Iran, India to boost fight against narcotics

    TEHRAN – Majid Karimi, the chief of the Iranian anti-narcotics police, and Satya Narayan Pradhan, the director-general of the Indian Narcotics Control Bureau, discussed further counter-narcotics cooperation.

  • Over 5.8 tons of narcotics discovered in a month 2022-04-23 16:58

    Over 5.8 tons of narcotics discovered in a month

    TEHRAN – A total of 5,870 kilograms of various drugs were seized at the country’s borders over the past [Iranian calendar] month of Farvardin (March 21-April 20), Border Police Chief Ahmad-Ali Goudarzi, said on Saturday.

  • Over 1,900 tons of drugs seized in 2 years 2022-04-05 18:21

    Over 1,900 tons of drugs seized in 2 years

    TEHRAN – Iranian anti-narcotics police discovered 1,900 tons of drugs over the past 2 years, Majid Karimi, Iran’s anti-narcotics police chief, has said.

  • Iran calls for an effective UN-led approach to counter narcotics 2022-03-15 17:35

    Iran calls for an effective UN-led approach to counter narcotics

    TEHRAN – Eskandar Momeni, the director of anti-narcotics police headquarters, has called on the United Nations to present a comprehensive and effective action plan to curb opium cultivation and production and to address the destructive problem of narcotics.

  • Over a ton of narcotics seized in southeastern border 2022-02-05 17:09

    Over a ton of narcotics seized in southeastern border

    TEHRAN – The anti-narcotics police have seized over a ton of drugs in the southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan, commander of border guards Ahmad Ali Goudarzi said.

  • Iran attends HONLEA Asia-Pacific meeting 2021-09-25 16:54

    Iran attends HONLEA Asia-Pacific meeting

    TEHRAN – The Iranian anti-narcotics police chief participated in the extraordinary session of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies, Asia and the Pacific (HONLEA) which was held through video conference at the UN Headquarters in Vienna on Thursday.

  • Iran’s anti-narcotics measures ‘commendable’: German official 2021-09-22 17:31

    Iran’s anti-narcotics measures ‘commendable’: German official

    TEHRAN – The actions of Iran in the fight against drug trafficking and transit are commendable, Christian Hoppe, a criminal investigator at Germany’s Federal Criminal Police, has stated.

  • Iran to block borders in coming years to fight narcotics 2021-09-15 18:12

    Iran to block borders in coming years to fight narcotics

    TEHRAN – Iran has planned to block the borders in the coming years to prevent drug smuggling, IRNA reported on Wednesday.

  • ‘Surge in Afghan narcotics production a result of U.S. crimes in region’ 2021-08-31 17:25

    ‘Surge in Afghan narcotics production a result of U.S. crimes in region’

    TEHRAN – The United States, along with other major crimes committed in Afghanistan, has caused just as much damage in the field of narcotics, as the production of drugs has reached 9,500 tons in recent years, Eskandar Momeni, the director of headquarters for the fight against narcotics, said on Tuesday.

  • Over a ton of narcotics discovered in eastern provinces 2021-08-14 18:11

    Over a ton of narcotics discovered in eastern provinces

    TEHRAN – The anti-narcotics police have seized over a ton of drugs in the southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan and the northeastern Khorasan Razavi provinces, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • 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.

  • IRGC smashes large gang smuggling drugs to Europe 2021-05-16 19:28

    IRGC smashes large gang smuggling drugs to Europe

    TEHRAN – The Intelligence Organization of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has smashed a large gang that was smuggling narcotics to Europe, IRIB reported on Sunday.

  • 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, Russia discuss fight against drug trafficking 2021-05-14 15:49

    Iran, Russia discuss fight against drug trafficking

    TEHRAN – The Iranian anti-narcotics police chief Majid Karimi, and the representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in Iran, Alexey Vladimirovich Kozhukhov, discussed ways of cooperation to fight against drug trafficking.

  • Police discover 1.1 tons of narcotics in Sistan-Baluchestan 2021-05-08 17:42

    Police discover 1.1 tons of narcotics in Sistan-Baluchestan

    TEHRAN – The Iranian police have disbanded two large smuggling gangs in the eastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, discovering around 1.1 tons of narcotics, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • Iran, China explore ways to expand anti-narcotics co-op 2021-04-14 19:13

    Iran, China explore ways to expand anti-narcotics co-op

    TEHRAN – Iranian deputy anti-narcotics police chief Naghi Mahmoudi in a meeting with the Chinese anti-narcotics officer in Iran discussed enhanced cooperation on fight against drug trafficking.

  • 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 frees 612 Afghan convicts in ‘humanitarian move’ 2021-03-15 19:06

    Iran frees 612 Afghan convicts in ‘humanitarian move’

    TEHRAN – Iran has released 612 Afghan convicts in a humanitarian move over the past couple of days, Mahmoud Abbasi, deputy minister of justice for human rights, has said.

  • Iranian police disband drug gang near Pakistan border 2021-01-19 19:01

    Iranian police disband drug gang near Pakistan border

    TEHRAN – Anti-narcotics police destroyed an armed opium trafficking gang and arrested five traffickers in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan sharing borders with Pakistan, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Pakistan pledges to strengthen anti-narcotics co-op with Iran 2021-01-05 17:39

    Pakistan pledges to strengthen anti-narcotics co-op with Iran

    TEHRAN – Ijaz Ahmed Shah, Pakistan’s Minister for Narcotics Control, has pledged to further strengthen cooperation with Iran to combat drug trafficking.

  • Iran seizes over 46 tons of narcotics, psychoactive drugs in month 2020-12-16 21:05

    Iran seizes over 46 tons of narcotics, psychoactive drugs in month

    TEHRAN – Iran seized 46,633 kilograms of various narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances from October 22 to November 11, Kazem Gharibabadi, Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations has said.

  • China lauds Iran’s efforts to combat narcotics 2020-12-09 23:57

    China lauds Iran’s efforts to combat narcotics

    TEHRAN - Liang Yun, the head of the Chinese Narcotics Control Bureau, has praised Iran’s efforts in fighting against narcotics and drug trafficking.

  • 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.

  • “Park of Life” created to vanish drug peddlers 2020-10-19 18:02

    “Park of Life” created to vanish drug peddlers

    TEHRAN – A newly-created park was inaugurated on Monday in a neighborhood of Tehran which had long been notorious for being a place for thugs and drug peddlers in a bid to combat narcotics and boost security.

  • 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.

  • Some 500 tons of narcotics seized in 5 months 2020-09-09 19:16

    Some 500 tons of narcotics seized in 5 months

    TEHRAN – More than 495,000 kilograms of different drugs have been discovered in Iran since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21), the anti-narcotics police chief said, announcing a 36 percent increase in the drug seizure.

  • 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.

  • West unable to help Iran fight drug trafficking on pretext of sanctions 2020-08-17 18:45

    West unable to help Iran fight drug trafficking on pretext of sanctions

    TEHRAN – Western countries have fulfilled only 30 percent of their international anti-narcotics commitments under the pretext of unilateral sanctions against Iran, but these barriers will not undermine Iran’s efforts in this regard, Iran Drug Control Headquarters spokesman has said.

  • Over 388 tons of narcotics seized in 4 months 2020-08-01 19:30

    Over 388 tons of narcotics seized in 4 months

    TEHRAN – The Iranian police have confiscated nearly 388 tons of narcotics during the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-July 21).