Oct 9, 2021, 9:36 AM
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Iran temporarily closes two border crossings with Iraq

Qasr-e Shirin, IRNA – Trade exchanges through Khosravi and Parviz Khan border crossings connecting Iran to Iraq are closed on Saturday and Sunday due to general election in Iraq.

Qasr-e Shiri Governor Moradali Tatar told IRNA on Saturday that trade exchanges through Khosravi border crossing would be closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Parviz Khan border would be closed on Sunday, he noted, adding that the measure has been taken due to the general election being held in Iraq.

He also said that passengers were banned to pass through these border crossings due to the coronavirus-related restrictions.

Parviz Khan border sees a daily average of over 800 trucks carrying Iranian goods to Iraq. At the same time, 300 trucks also cross Khosravi border on a daily basis.

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