January 10, 2010
[efoods]Iran’s foreign minister says Britain must be held accountable for the way it has managed the drug problem in Afghanistan which has led to a tenfold growth in narcotics production.
“Before anything else, the UK must answer to the international community about the kind of management it has employed in Afghanistan that has raised illicit drug production from a few hundred tons to around nine thousand (tons),” said Manouchehr Mottaki.
The Iranian foreign minister made the comment in an interview with Farsnews while flying back to Tehran following a short visit to neighboring Iraq.
Mottaki was referring to this month’s upcoming London summit on Afghanistan and chances of brining about any real change in the war-ravaged country.