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Iran conditions death penalty for drug offenses

Iran conditions death penalty for drug offenses

TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (Press Shia) – Capital punishment will be removed for all drug-related offenses with the exception of 3 cases, vice-chairman of Parliament’s Judiciary Committee told Press Shia on Sunday.MP Yahya Kamalipour told Press Shia that the judiciary needs to report to the Parliament the figures related to those sentenced to death and the severity of their crimes, after which the...

US Freezes Current assets of Venezuelan vice president

US Freezes Current assets of Venezuelan vice president

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 (Press Shia) – The US Government has frozen Tuesday assets of Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami on allegations he's involved with drug-trafficking, accusation rejected by the Government of Venezuela.The imputations "do not find any solid support on reality" and are part of "an international framework to attack Venezuela," the Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Ministry...

Judiciary to reconsider death penalty for drug traffickers

Judiciary to reconsider death penalty for drug traffickers

TEHRAN, Feb. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – Judiciary spokesperson has reported on a proposal to the Iranian Parliament to make amendments to capital punishment law as regards drug trafficking.Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei said the new bill sent by the Judiciary to the Parliament aims to modify coverage of death penalty for drug traffickers though it is still being investigated. On the latest status...

Intl. economic coop. with Afghanistan key to its security

Intl. economic coop. with Afghanistan key to its security

TEHRAN, Dec. 20 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Khoshroo, while stressing Iran’s support of Afghanistan, deemed expansion of economic ties with Afghans as an international responsibility which guarantees peace, stability and security.Gholamali Khoshroo, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations made the remarks...

Secure Afghanistan ‘vital to Heart of Asia region prosperity’

Secure Afghanistan ‘vital to Heart of Asia region prosperity’

TEHRAN, Dec. 04 (Press Shia) – Iran’s FM Zarif stressed the country’s full support for the National Unity Government of Afghanistan, saying a secure and stable Afghanistan is vital to the prosperity of the Heart of Asia region.Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made the remark in the 6th Ministerial Conference of Heart of Asia Process held in India on 4 December 2016, while...