Yemen’s information minister has accused Iran of “deliberately flooding” Yemen with drugs after authorities arrested six Iranians for trying to smuggle drugs into the country.
Yemeni Information Minister Moammar al-Eryani has criticized the Iranian regime, saying it is not only smuggling weapons to the Iran-backed Houthi militia, but also intentionally flooding the drug country to “kill Yemenis (and) alter the security and stability” of the country. country and region.
1-The Iranian regime was not happy with the smuggling of ballistic missiles, drones, weapons, ammunition and improvised explosive device experts for the Houthi terrorist militia, instead it deliberately flooded Yemen with drugs in as part of its strategy to kill Yemenis, alter the security and stability of Yemen and the region pic.twitter.com/AqW8IfIB6J
— معمر الإرياني (@ERYANIM) June 1, 2022
Eryani added on Twitter that the Iranian regime is taking advantage of “international silence over its terrorist practices” as it continues to run proxy wars and threaten shipping lanes.
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Police in Yemen’s al-Mahra governorate announced on Wednesday evening that they had foiled the smuggling attempt, Yemeni newspaper al-Ayyam reported on Thursday.
Authorities seized crystal meth (crystal methamphetamine) after intercepting a boat with six Iranian sailors on board.
The police did not reveal the exact quantity of drugs seized.
He noted, however, that “large amounts of drugs smuggled by Iranian nationals have been seized” in recent months, adding that the perpetrators have been transferred to Hadhramaut authorities.
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