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Iran, Iraqi Kurdistan border exchange volume to double: Official

Erbil, Iran's Consul General in Erbil Morteza Ebadi in meeting with Governor General of Erbil Nozad Hadi discussed ways to develop bilateral ties, including increasing border exchanges on Tuesday.

In the meeting, which took place in Governorate General Building in Erbil, the two sides reviewed ways to expand economic relations and mechanism to boost border exchange volume twice of existing situation.

The two sides underlined development of friendly relations between Erbil and Tehran in all fields.

In another meeting, Ebadi discussed development of mutual cooperation with Interior Minister of Iraqi Kurdistan Region Karim Sanjari.

Iraq, Iran economic exchange volume have witnessed growth of 20 to 25 percent in the past 6 months, which share of Iraqi Kurdistan region in this part is noticeable.

Iraq in Kurdistan Region has 3 international border crossing and more than 12 unofficial border crossings with Iran.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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