[size=36]Through two outlets .. Iranian official confirms the continuation of commercial activities with Iraq[/size]
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, the governor of the Iranian city of Qasir Shireen, Ali Tatar, confirmed on Friday that commercial activities, including import and export of goods with Iraq, are continuing through the ports of Al-Munziriyah and Mandali.
Tatar said to the official Iranian news agency, "IRNA", that "commercial activities, including the import and export of goods with Iraq, are continuing through the ports of Munthiriya and Mandali," stressing that "the transit of passengers has stopped until the deployment of a full medical team to take preventive measures against the emerging corona virus."
He added, "About two thousand trucks loaded with goods cross the border crossings into Iraq daily to export goods."
The Iraqi Ministry of Transport announced, yesterday evening, Thursday, the suspension of all its flights to Iran, as part of measures taken by Baghdad against the background of recording new infections of the "Corona" virus in several regions of Iran.
The Minister of the Interior, Yassin Taher Al-Yasiri, also issued a decision to stop his previous decision regarding granting a tourist visa to those coming from Iran directly at the border crossings.
The Iraqi Ministry of Health has proposed to the government to stop the movement of people with Iran, due to the outbreak of the new "Corona" virus in Iran. Ended 6/29 N