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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...

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...