Iran has reopened one of its border crossings with Kurdistan region after closing the terminal at Baghdad’s request in response to the independence referendum in the region, Press TV reported on Wednesday.
Jahangir Bakhshi, the head of the Bureau of Customs in Marivan County of the northwestern Iranian Kurdistan Province, announced the reopening of Bashmagh Crossing on Tuesday.
Iraq had asked Iran to close its border crossings with Kurdistan after the region held a referendum on independence on September 25.
Bakhshi said no decision had been made with regard to to other crossings linking Iran with the Kurdistan region, namely Haji Omran, Piran Shahr and Parviz Khan.
Last Modified: 10 25 2017 03:43 PM
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