Maritime transport confirms the closure of the shipping line with Iran
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Economy News _ Baghdad
The General Company for Maritime Transport confirmed, on Sunday, that the line of transportation of people between Iraq and the Islamic Republic of Iran has been closed for more than seven months, specifically since the end of July last year.
The Director of Information, Ministry of Transport, Fatuma Al-Mousawi, said in an interview with the official "Al-Sabah" newspaper, which was read to him by "Al-Iqtisad News", that what is being circulated on social media and media outlets regarding the continued work of the navigation line between Iraq and Iran, is information that is not valid, indicating that a system of work Maritime transport is linked with the Basra Passports and Customs Department and the Border Ports Authority, and therefore it is legally authorized to enter and leave travelers, and at the same time it confirms the stop of the shipping line for more than seven months.
She pointed out that the doors of the company are open to all media outlets in order to transfer the real official information, calling at the same time not to be drawn behind rumors and fake news while being careful and cautious and not to raise false news, especially with the emergence of Corona virus in most of the world countries including Iraq and Iran, pointing to The Iraqi citizen needs reassurance messages today, and not fabricating news that has nothing to do with reality.
Al-Moussawi stressed that all legal measures will be taken to respond to anyone who tries to distort the facts and sends false news outside the framework of credibility and honesty that the Iraqi media must adhere to and take into account the current and sensitive situation that the country is going through.