TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (Mehr News Agency) - National Police Chief Brigadier General Esmaeil Ahmadi
Moqaddam said on Sunday that every day three tons of drugs are discovered in
He said drug production is on the rise in Afghanistan and is currently two times
more than demand. Unfortunately foreign troops and other responsible authorities
have failed to curb drug cultivation in the country, he added.
"Reports say more than eight million Afghans will suffer an unprecedented famine
this year and this will surely let smugglers to abuse them," Ahmadi MOqaddam
He said Iran, being a neighbor of the biggest drug producer in the world, has
suffered the greatest financial and human losses in its efforts to fight drug
"The secret to success in campaign against drug abuse is collecting and
He said if the countries involved in the drug fight fail to exchange information
the traffickers will find greater opportunities for their nefarious trade.
Unfortunately, most of the regional countries do not have the high-tech
equipment required to control borders and check out cargos, he lamented.
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