Iraq proposes to open two border crossings in the province of Sulaymaniyah with Iran
The Iraqi General Authority for Border Exchanges has proposed the opening of two border posts connecting Sulaymaniyah province, north of the country, to Iran, pointing out that these two ports are currently operating informally with the approval of the Kurdistan Regional Government without the federal government.
The head of the body, Kadhim al-Aqabi, said in a press statement, "The Economist News", that the Commission proposed to Prime Minister Haider Abadi open the executors of Kelly and Siran in Sulaymaniyah officially, explaining "Open the border port exclusive authority of the Prime Minister of the federal government, and we are now waiting for his decision "He said.
"The executors are currently practicing their work without the consent of the federal government, with the consent of the Kurdistan Regional Government only, so that in order to practice their work formally must be approved by the federal government."
Al-Aqabi pointed out that "we formed a committee headed by the Director General of operations and plans in the Commission, and representatives of some ministries, and today they have the last meeting will raise a recommendation to the Prime Minister, who has the authority to approve or reject."
The head of the border crossing authority that "through the opinions and people who are there, they held hopes to open these two ports, because any port opens will revive the surrounding area economically, through the movement of trade exchange, and will contribute to the recovery of the economy of the region is the province of Qalqat Daza in Sulaymaniyah."