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Number Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Eighty Four - 06 May 2023
Iran Daily - Number Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Eighty Four - 06 May 2023 - Page 2

News in Brief

Iraq extradites seven Iranian prisoners

Iraq extradited seven Iranian prisoners who spent some time in jail in Basra, according to a statement issued by the Iranian Foreign Ministry on Thursday.
“Through the follow-up of the Consulate General of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Basra and the Iranian Embassy in Iraq, as well as the cooperation and assistance of the judicial authorities of Iraq, seven Iranian citizens who were arrested and imprisoned in Basra for a few months were released and are returning to the country,” the statement read.

Dozens of forex market
racketeers arrested

Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence dismantled 23 groups of racketeers and a number of organized networks that were involved in the disruption of the foreign exchange market.
In a statement issued late Thursday, the ministry said that “71 racketeers involved in foreign exchange market’s disruptions were identified and arrested.”
The statement went on to note that the agents of these networks were engaged “in creating abnormal price fluctuations and wasting Iran’s foreign exchange reserves by carrying out various illegal and criminal activities in the provinces of Kurdestan, East Azarbaijan, West Azarbaijan, Isfahan, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, Khorasan Razavi, Alborz, Mazandaran, Ilam, and Kerman.”
“The Ministry of Intelligence, while monitoring the country’s economic atmosphere and foreign exchange market, decisively deals with the criminals and racketeers affecting the currency and economic fluctuations of the country,” the statement concluded.

FM spox:
Resistance Front stronger, more united

IRNA – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani said that the Resistance Front is more united and stronger than before.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has always firmly supported the Palestinian Cause as the most strategic issue of the Muslim world, Kanaani tweeted on Friday.

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