WATCH as Iran re-opens border crossings with Iraq’s Kurdistan region after failed independence referendum


January 4, 2018 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

Hundreds of trucks crossed the Parviz Khan Border crossing with the Iraqi Kurdistan region in Sulaymaniyah on Wednesday.

This occurred only after Baghdad requested it’s re-opening.

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Iran re-opened two crossings with the Iraqi Kurdistan region, Tamarchin and Parviz Khan, on Tuesday after being closed for over two months.

It was closed following tensions between the Iraqi government and the Erbil-based Kurdish regional government after the Kurdish referendum in late 2017.

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