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Are Iranian products banned into Syrian opposition-held areas?

The Syrian Islamic Council close to the Syrian opposition issued a fatwa prohibiting the entry of Iranian goods into opposition areas, claiming Hayat Tahrir al-Sham is allowing the spread of the goods in its areas in northwest Syria.
Syrians shop in a market in the northern city of Manbij, located near the border with Turkey, Syria, July 21, 2022.

IDLIB, Syria — The Syrian Islamic Council issued Aug. 30 a fatwa on trading in Iranian goods in northern Syria, which, it claims, have swamped the area’s markets.

“It is forbidden to trade in or bring Iranian goods to local markets,” the council said in a statement.

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