Prosecutor blames Turkey, Iraq for illegal flow of handguns into IranTEHRAN (IRNA) -- Prosecutor General Qorbanali Dorri Najafabadi said on Sunday that handguns are being smuggled into Iran from Turkey and Iraq and called on the Foreign Ministry to lodge a complaint with the western neighbors for causing security problem for the country.
Addressing a conference of governors general and the heads of the justice departments of the western and southwestern provinces, Dorri Najafabadi called for adopting strong measures to fight smuggling of handguns into the country.
He called for what he termed 'adopting diplomatic measures to stop the smuggling of handgun into the country'.
Dorri Najafabadi said that smuggling of light arms into the country has turned into a dilemma and that calls for strong campaign to deal with this problem.
"The Foreign Ministry should lodge a complaint with Turkey and Iraq against producing handguns and smuggling them into Iran," he said.
Dorri said that smuggling handgun into the country is an organized crime being orchestrated by colonialist states.
He said that entry of personal weapons through the western borders causes unrest and crimes in the country.
Smuggling in guns.......that's interesting