TEHRAN (Iran News) – Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) confiscated a large cargo of smuggled cigarettes.
This large smuggled cargo of cigarettes was confiscated by the Monitoring Group of the Office to Oversee Customs Transit in cooperation with Sarakhs and Shahid Rajaei customs offices that belongs to IRICA.
This transit cargo included 1,800 tons of smuggled cigarettes and was confiscated in line with enforcing Clause “B” of Article 133 of Customs Affairs Law.
Since the US re-imposition of sanctions against Iran’s economy, the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) has been taking various measures to facilitate the customs process both for exports and imports of the commodities to reduce the effect of sanctions.
- source : MNA, Irannews