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14 Pharmaceutical Cargoes Imported From Turkish Border

14 Pharmaceutical Cargoes Imported From Turkish Border 14 Pharmaceutical Cargoes Imported From Turkish Border

Fourteen consignments of pharmaceutical raw materials, lab kits and medical equipment worth €11 million have been imported since March 20 from France, Germany and Spain from northwestern border.
According to Sadeq Namdar, the superintendent of Bazargan Customs Office, the shipments entered the country via the Iran-Turkey border market Sari Su after failing to pass through Bazargan border and were headed to Shahryar and Payam customs offices and Imam Khomeini International Airport's Free Trade Zone. 
Bazargan border crossing, recently reopened after negotiations between Iranian and Turkish authorities. It is a capital city of Bazargan District in Maku County, West Azarbaijan Province. It is the most important Iranian land border for importing and exporting from and to Turkey. 
According to Spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration Rouhollah Latifi, 60 Iranian trucks per day have been allowed to transfer exports to Turkey from Iran as per agreements reached on May 5.
“The first shipment of pharmaceuticals, including 26 tons of pharmaceutical raw materials, was imported 35 days ago from Germany through the same border crossing,” IRNA quoted Latifi as saying on Saturday. 
All border crossings in West Azarbaijan Province are open to trade with neighboring countries, a local customs official said. 
Tohid Azarbod added that amid the coronavirus outbreak, customs activities have been shifted from a number of closed border crossings to the northwestern province, particularly Tamarchin and Razi. 
West Azarbaijan Province borders Turkey, Iraq and Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.

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