Ibrahim Khalil crossing to Turkey reopens

7 Jan 2016   Iraq, Turkey

Iraq’s main crossing with Turkey reopened yesterday after 22 days of closures that choked off commerce and left thousands of trucks and people stranded at both sides of the border.So far, the border remains closed to people, and has been opened only for a restricted number of cargo trucks, after a visit to the border on Monday by Turkey’s Minister for Trade and Customs.“The border is now open but only for commercial traffic. It remains closed to individuals,” said Khalil Mahmoud… This content is for registered users. Please login to continue. If you are not a registered user, you may purchase a subscription or sign up for a free trial .

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