Sep 29, 2018, 6:06 PM
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Iran’s borders with Iraqi Kurdistan region closed on Sunday

Sanandaj, Sept 29, IRNA – Security director general of Iran’s Kordestan Province said on Saturday that all the Iranian border crossings with Iraqi Kurdistan will be closed on Sunday September 30.

“The action is taken under the domestic regulations of the Iraqi Kurdistan for elections and affects all the Iranian borders with this region,” said Reza Mirzaei in an interview with the Islamic Republic News Agency.

“Perishable food and fuel can be excluded with the permission of border officials during the 24-hour shut period,” he added.

The borders will be reopened again on Monday.

Iran has border terminals with Iraqi Kurdistan region (KRG) including Bashmagh and Siranband crossings in Kordestan Province and Parvizkhan crossings in Kermanshah Province.

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