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Drug Decriminalization Ruining Fight on Narcotics: Iran Envoy 27 Jun 2020

Drug Decriminalization Ruining Fight on Narcotics: Iran Envoy

The policy of certain countries to decriminalize and legalize drug use is undermining international anti-narcotics efforts, Iran warns.

Eskandar Momeni in Vienna to attend UN meeting 03 Mar 2020

Eskandar Momeni in Vienna to attend UN meeting

Eskandar Momeni, who left Tehran for Vienna on Sunday, is scheduled to address the CND meeting opening ceremony.

Smuggling Bands Dismantled in Tehran in 6 years 16 Jan 2020

Smuggling Bands Dismantled in Tehran in 6 years

The anti-narcotics police of Tehran Province have dismantled 400 smuggling bands and seized over 100 tons of different illicit drugs in the past six years.

Iran, China to Boost Anti-Narcotics Cooperation 14 Jan 2020

Iran, China to Boost Anti-Narcotics Cooperation

TEHRAN (Iran News) – A senior anti-narcotics official from Iran has traveled to China to explore ways of enhancing cooperation between the two countries in the war on illicit drugs. Secretary-General of Iran Anti-Narcotics Headquarters Brigadier General Eskandar Momeni arrived in China on Monday at the invitation of the Chinese Minister of Public Security. Speaking […]

Fighting drugs costs 11% of its GDP 01 Jan 2020

Fighting drugs costs 11% of its GDP

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Head of Iran’s Drug Control Headquarters (DCH) Eskandar Momeni said that Iran is spending a significant amount of budget on fighting against trafficking drugs. “It is estimated that 11% of GDP is spent directly and indirectly on the fighting against drugs,” he told YJC News Agency on Wednesday. Direct costs include […]

Police operation in Kerman end to capturing 2 tons of drugs 30 Dec 2019

Police operation in Kerman end to capturing 2 tons of drugs

TEHRAN (Iran News) – The police operation forces in Kerman Province, south of Iran have captured 2,602 kilograms of illicit drugs on the Kerman-Bagheyn road. The Police Chief of Kerman Province Second Brigadier General Abbas Ali Mohammadian said on Monday that following comprehensive intelligence activities, the police forces of the province confiscated 2.602 tons of […]

Major Drug Ring Smashed, Seized 500kg of Opium 08 Dec 2019

Major Drug Ring Smashed, Seized 500kg of Opium

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Border guards in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan have managed to smash a major drug ring, capturing 500 kilograms of opium, the commander of the province’s border police announced on Sunday. Following intelligence activities, the forces of the Mirjaveh Border Regiment were informed of the intention of a major […]

Narcotics Haul in Golestan Seized 04 Dec 2019

Narcotics Haul in Golestan Seized

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Police forces managed to identify two narcotics haul with a 510-kilogram consignment of hashish from Iranian Eastern provinces to the Northeastern province of Golestan, and in an operation impounded the vehicles and the cargo of drug in addition to apprehending two traffickers. Police Chief of Golestan Province Brigadier General Rouholamin Qassemi […]