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Iran-Iraq Truck Movements Restricted to Ease Arbaeen Pilgrimage

Iran-Iraq Truck Movements Restricted to Ease Arbaeen Pilgrimage Iran-Iraq Truck Movements Restricted to Ease Arbaeen Pilgrimage

Truck movement from the four border crossings of Chazzabeh and Shalamcheh in Khuzestan Province, Khosravi in Kermanshah Province and Mehran in Ilam Province will be banned from Oct. 9-25, concurrent with Arbaeen commemorations—one of the largest annual gatherings of Muslims in the world, which peaks on Oct. 19 this year.
According to Mehran Qorbani, the deputy for transportation affairs at Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization of Iran—affiliated with the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, trucks carrying export goods to neighboring Iraq can use alternative gateways, including Bashmaq border terminal in West Azarbaijan Province and three border markets, namely Kileh in West Azarbaijan’s Sardasht County and Tileh Rash and Soushemi in Kermanshah Province, Mehr News Agency reported.

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