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Intl. drug trafficking network dismantled in southeast Iran

Intl. drug trafficking network dismantled in southeast Iran

TEHRAN, Nov. 06 (Press Shia) – The Intelligence Ministry forces on Sunday identified and dismantled an international drug trafficking network in Sistan and Baluchestan province.Through extensive operations carried out by the Intelligence Ministry forces, a drug trafficking network planning to transport a 2500kg drug shipment from Pakistan to Iran was identified. Members of this drug...

2 intl. drug trafficking networks dismantled in Kerman

2 intl. drug trafficking networks dismantled in Kerman

TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (Press Shia Agency) – Intelligence Ministry forces have dismantled two international drug trafficking networks in Kerman, southeast of Iran.The members of these two networks had crossed into the Iranian soil from Sistan and Baluchistan borders and desert areas. The Intelligence Ministry forces were quick to identify and dismantle the organized and armed trafficking cartels in...

Deputy interior min. confers on shared concerns with Afghans

Deputy interior min. confers on shared concerns with Afghans

TEHRAN, Oct. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Hossein Zolfaghari, Iranian Deputy Interior Minister, met with Afghan security officials in Kabul on Tuesday.Hossein Zolfaghari, Iranian Deputy Interior Minister for Security and Police Affairs, met with Afghanistan’s security officials to mull over security, border, and Afghan-nationals-in- Iran, reported the official website of the Iranian ministry. ...

Iran, Ecuador to tighten coop. on fight against drugs

Iran, Ecuador to tighten coop. on fight against drugs

TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (Press Shia) – Iranian and Ecuadorian interior ministers have emphasized on enhancement of economic and trade relations as well as exchange of experiences on security issues and the fight against drug trafficking.At a joint meeting in Tehran, Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli welcomed Cesar Navas, his Ecuadorian counterpart, and said “both countries, in...

Tehran-Ankara ties vital to regional security

Tehran-Ankara ties vital to regional security

TEHRAN, Jul. 26 (Press Shia) – Undersecretary of Turkey’s Ministry of Interior Muhterem Ince emphasized that cooperation between Tehran and Ankara held great significance to restoration of regional security.While referring to historical and cultural commonalities between the two sides, the Turkish official made the remarks on sidelines of minute-signing ceremony following the first...

Iran at forefront of fighting drug trafficking, terrorism

Iran at forefront of fighting drug trafficking, terrorism

TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (Press Shia) – Iranian Deputy FM Abbas Araghchi held talks with Interpol Secretary General Jürgen Stock on Iran’s leading efforts to combat drug trafficking and terrorism as two major threats to the world.The meeting was held on Monday on the sidelines of Interpol’s Project Kalkan meeting on combating terrorism hosted by Tehran on 10-11 July, 2017. During the...

Prison sentence to replace death penalty for drug dealers

Prison sentence to replace death penalty for drug dealers

TEHRAN, Apr. 23 (Press Shia) – Member of the Parliament's Judicial and Legal Commission Ali Bakhtiar said the capital punishment for drug traffickers was commuted to a prison sentence of 25 to 30 years, after final approval of an amendment to Iran’s drug law.Speaking to Mehr News correspondent on Sunday, Bakhtiar said the Judicial and Legal Commission passed the amendment to Article 46 of the...

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...

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