Heads of counter-narcotics departments of Caspian littoral countries to meet in Iran
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 16 / Trend /
A meeting of the heads of counter-narcotics departments of the Caspian littoral countries will be held on June 17 in Anzali, a city in the Iranian province of Gilan, the Head of the Iranian Drug Combating Department Hamidrza Huseynabadi was quoted by Iran's news agency MEHR as saying.
Huseynabadi said that the heads of the counter-narcotics departments of Azerbaijan, Russia, Iran, Turkmenistan, and Kazakhstan will attend the meeting.
Huseynabadi said that the first meeting of the department heads was held in Astrakhan in 2009. The second meeting will be held in Iran.
"The ways that neighboring countries cooperate through a systematic exchange of information on drug trafficking, identifying the ways that drugs are smuggled into the region, and international cooperation in this sphere - these points will be discussed at the meeting," he said.