Drug Decriminalization Ruining Fight on Narcotics: Iran Envoy

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Iran’s permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna cautioned that the policy of certain countries for decriminalization and legalizing drug use is undermining international anti-narcotics efforts. “Any approach with the purpose of decriminalization and legalizing of the drug would undermine international efforts to achieve a drug abuse-free world,” Kazem Gharibabadi said in an address to a special commemorative event of the 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (UNODC)