US causes Kurdistan to be cut off, prices soar
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Millions of dollars of losses in Kurdistan after border crossings closed
Sulaymaniyeh's Trade Minister, Mohammad Raouf, said that Kurdistan was losing $1 milion a day after Iran closed border with Kermanshah Province to protest the arrest of a trade reprentative accused of arms smuggling, says Suleymaniyeh's Trade Minister, Mohammad Raouf. A miles-long caravan of trucks containing food, electrical appliances and electronics has formed in Iran after 15 years of trade have ground to a halt.