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Official: Cultivation of Opium in Afghanistan 50-Folded since US Invasion

TEHRAN – Secretary-General of Iran’s Drug Control Headquarters Brigadier General Eskandar Momeni said that opium production in Afghanistan has undergone a 50-fold increase since the US-led invasion of the country in 2001. “Production of opium in Afghanistan has 50-folded since the US occupation of the country and it has increased from 200 tons to 9,000 […]

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‘Foreigners Cannot Intrude in Our Country’, Mexican President Says After Meeting US Attorney General

MEXICO CITY – With the administration of President Donald Trump considering declaring Mexican drug cartels terrorist organizations, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador insisted that he does not want US military intervention against them. Mexico’s drug cartels make billions of dollars per year on illegal drug sales in the US and have been locked into […]