Saudi-Iraq Border Crossing to reopen in weeks

By John Lee.

Commercial operations at the new Saudi-Iraq Arar Crossing will begin on a trial basis on 15th October.

Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to Iraq, Abdul Aziz Al-Shammari, and Iraqi Ambassador to Riyadh, Qahtan Al-Janabi, made the announcement during a visit to the crossing point.

The Saudi town of Arar is 70 kilometers from the Iraqi border.

(Sources: Xinhua, Arab News)

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