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Why Iran is a global hub for narcotics

The United Nations says Iran’s security forces are making three-quarters of the world’s opium seizures and a quarter of global heroin seizures.

Iran‘s police force has seized more than 400 tons of illegal drugs since March.

The United Nations says Iran’s security forces are making three-quarters of the world’s opium seizures and a quarter of global heroin seizures.

But people there are still able to feed their addiction.

 

Al Jazeera’s Zein Basravi reports from Tehran.