Iranian Border Cities Swarmed By Iraqis
Iranian border cities swarmed by Iraqis is dangering Iranians’ lives. The
Iranian national currency takes a sharp fall against the dollar. It reached 15,000 Tomans in the past four months, causing severe inflation and a tsunami of poverty in Iran.
One recent crisis reported by Iranian media is about looting basic goods. This is happening in the border towns of Iran, which has led to commodity shortages in these provinces.
Again reported by ISNA was a quote by the Governor of Marivan “1100 people arrive in Marivan on a daily basis to provide large amounts of basic goods for themselves. In the past few weeks, 2300 people have arrived daily from Iraq to Marivan.”
Mohammad Shafiyee, the Governor had spoken out about the conditions on Monday.
“With the high daily purchases of these passengers and them returning to Iraq, all essential commodities are scarce in Marivan and a serious crisis is underway.”
According to a food industry activist in Iran this problem has been caused since the national currency devaluated against the Iraqi dinar. “The Iraqis enter Iran from Piranshahr, Sardasht, Ilam