Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said the country’s authorities are working on the case of recent clashes with fuel smugglers in a southeastern region near the common border with Pakistan.
Iran’s Consul-General in Nakhchivan Seyyed Ahmad Hosseini and the border guard commander of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic on Saturday exchanged views on ways to expand mutual cooperation in the field of border interactions and transit of goods.
The exchange of goods from Lotfabad checkpoint was resumed in accordance with the interests of Iran as part of facilitating trade with Turkmenistan, a local official in Khorasan Razavi Province said on Thursday.
Iran and Turkmenistan allowed limited transshipment of goods through a major border crossing nine months after it was closed because of movement restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, said the governor of Dargaz, in northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) visited Iran’s northwestern border areas near a battlefield where Azerbaijani and Armenian forces have been fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region in recent weeks.