Jan 2, 2018, 6:13 PM
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Iran reopens 2 western borders

Erbil, Jan 2, IRNA - Iranian consulate general in Erbil in a message announced that Iran has reopened Tamarchin in West Azarbaijan and Parvizkhan in Kermanshah Province since Tuesday morning.

In the wake of usual consultations between Iranian and Iraqi governments, Tamarchin in Piranshahr city and Parvizkhan in Qasr-e Shirin resumed all activities.

The two borders were closed due to Iraqi government’s demand.

Abdullah Saleh General Manager of the Iran and Kurdistan region of Iraq relations in an interview with Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) hailed Iran’s act, saying it was a major stride in developing ties between two sides and in improving economic conditions.

Despite domestic, regional and even international oppositions, a referendum was held on September 25 on the initiative of Kurdistan Democratic Party in Iraqi Kurdistan Region.


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