WANA (Apr 29) – The President of Iran in a joint press conference with his Iraqi counterpart.


It is clear to the world that the Islamic Republic of Iran is the frontline of the fight against narcotics, which has sacrificed many martyrs on this path.


I told the Europeans that if Iran did not stop the distribution of drugs, all parts of Europe would be involved in drugs. Europe should be grateful to Iran.


Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi attends a news conference with Iraqi President Abdul Latif Rashid (not pictured) in Tehran, Iran, April 29, 2023. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency)

The countries of the region must have cooperation to fight organized crime. Currently, the United Nations has helped us to the extent of words, while assisting in the fight against these crimes is the duty of this organization.


Iran and Iraq are determined to deal seriously with drugs and will cooperate this way.