Memorandum signed between Iran and Kurdistan Region’s provinces26/06/2012 11:22
ERBIL, June 26 (AKnews) - Memorandums of understanding have been signed in Krmashan between 12 border provinces of Iraq and Iran, among them Erbil and Suli.
Erbil governor Nawzad Hadi said the memorandums of understanding were signed between cities bordering Iran and Iraq in a conference in Iran in the presence of a number of Iran's government officials.
"The conference was held to strengthen economic and trade relations between both parties and to solve border crossing barriers like roads and customs."
Erbil province in the past signed a memorandum with west Azerbaijan. This time the province signed a memorandum with Krmashan and Khozistan.
The conference was held in Krmashan in Saturday and Sunday.
Trade exchange between Iran and Iraq reached $5bn (5.8tr IQD) last year.
By Dilshad Sayfadin