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Iran extradites 242 convicts to Afghanistan
January 12, 2019

Iranian authorities have extradited two hundred forty two convicted Afghans to their country.

The Iranian official news agency quoted Justice Minister Mahmoud Abbasi as saying that the move is a part of a deal to exchange nationals convicted in both countries.

He said about seven hundred more Afghans are scheduled to be handed over to Kabul till March, who are mostly convicted of drug trafficking or illegal border crossing.