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Rouhani: Enhanced Trade With Neighbors Vital in Sanctions Era

Rouhani: Enhanced Trade With Neighbors Vital in Sanctions Era Rouhani: Enhanced Trade With Neighbors Vital in Sanctions Era

President Hassan Rouhani says border provinces can play a leading role in helping the country cushion the impact of sanctions by forging closer economic ties with neighbors and attracting foreign tourists.  
“Border provinces should make efforts to help the country fight sanctions by setting up border markets and expanding trade with neighboring states,” the president said at a Cabinet meeting in Tehran on Wednesday, his official website reported. 
His comments followed the appointment of new governors for the border provinces of East Azarbaijan, Mazandaran, South Khorasan and North Khorasan. 

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