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    Iran Transnational Issues - 2004
    https://immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/iran/iran_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      Iran protests Afghanistan's limiting flow of dammed waters on Helmand River tributaries in periods of drought; thousands of Afghan refugees still reside in Iran; creation of a maritime boundary with Iraq remains in hiatus until full sovereignty is restored in Iraq; Iran and UAE engage in direct talks and solicit Arab League support to resolve disputes over Iran's occupation of Tunb Islands and Abu Musa Island; Iran stands alone among littoral states in insisting upon a division of the Caspian Sea into five equal sectors

      Illicit drugs:
      despite substantial interdiction efforts, Iran remains a key transshipment point for Southwest Asian heroin to Europe; domestic narcotics consumption remains a persistent problem and according to official Iranian statistics there are at least 2 million drug users in the country; lax anti-money-laundering regulations


      NOTE: The information regarding Iran on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Iran Transnational Issues 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Iran Transnational Issues 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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