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Leap in Transit Through Border Crossing to Afghanistan

Leap in Transit Through Border Crossing to AfghanistanLeap in Transit Through Border Crossing to Afghanistan

More than 4,000 trucks passed through Mahiroud border crossing located along the Iran-Afghanistan border during the first seven months of the current fiscal year (March 20-Oct. 22), says a local official.
"The number is 19 times higher than the corresponding period of last year. These trucks transited 129,389 tons of goods to Afghanistan, 23 times more than the volume of transited goods during the first seven months of the previous fiscal year," IRNA quoted Moshirolhaq Abedi, an official with South Khorasan Governorate, as saying. 
According to the official, the goods were mostly transited from Indonesia, China, Turkmenistan, India, the UAE, Russia and Turkey to the neighboring country. 

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