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Turkey to reopen border crossings with Iran, Iraq

By opening two border crossings with Iran and Iraq, Turkey is seeking to boost the economy, and many businesses resume operations in the country this week.

Turkey will reopen two border crossings with Iraq and Iran this week as the country comes out of months of virus-related closures.

Turkey’s Gurbulak crossing with Iran and the Habur crossing with Iraq are set to open, Reuters reported Wednesday. The goal is to boost trade in the country following the economic downturn related to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the outlet.

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