Border crossing between Iran and Iraq closed down

According to Mikrofonnews Agency (MHA), Killi border crossing between Iran and Iraq’s Kurdish region is closed down due to tensions between Iranian and Iraqi border guards, Iraqi news agencies quote a local official in Iraq’s Kurdish region.

A local official in Sulaimaniyah province says the border was closed down following a verbal argument between Iraqi and Iranian border guards.

The border was closed down to prevent more tensions, the source said. Efforts are underway to solve the conflicts and some contacts have been made between officials of Iraq’s Kurdish region and Iran consulate in the area.

 

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