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Parevzkhan border point remains closed for most travel until Apr. 20

  2021-04-11  | 
 Zhyan News Network
File Photo - A general view of the Parwezkhan border crossing near the Iranian borders, south of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (File)
 Zhyan News Network

SULAIMANI – Parwezkhan border crossing between Iran and Iraq will remain shuttered for most passenger movements until April 20, said the media office of Kurdistan Region's Parwezkhan border crossing community on Sunday (April 11).

The decision will not include those who have education, illness, investment visas.  

On February 20, Iran shut down its border crossings with the Kurdistan Region and Iraq to tourists for two weeks, but it extended the decree several times to curb the spread of coronavirus pandemic inside the country as it suffers the four wave of the pandemic. 

The excluded batch of people can visit the border point to visit Iran starting on April 12, said the border point community department. 

(Zhyan English) 

Correction: This story was updated to correct the source of the story which is the media office of Kurdistan Region's Parwezkhan International Border Crossing Community