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    Iran Transnational Issues - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/iran/iran_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      Iran protests Afghanistan's limiting flow of dammed tributaries to the Helmand River in periods of drought; Iraq's lack of a maritime boundary with Iran prompts jurisdiction disputes beyond the mouth of the Shatt al Arab in the Persian Gulf; Iran and UAE dispute Tunb Islands and Abu Musa Island, which are occupied by Iran; Iran stands alone among littoral states in insisting upon a division of the Caspian Sea into five equal sectors

      Refugees and internally displaced persons:
      refugees (country of origin): 952,802 (Afghanistan) 93,173 (Iraq) (2005)

      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; lacks anti-money-laundering laws


      NOTE: The information regarding Iran on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Iran Transnational Issues 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Iran Transnational Issues 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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