Ayatollah Ali Khamenei named this Iranian year as the year of “Support of Iranian prod-ucts”. Following his announcement, the government began closing western borders with Turkey and Iraqi Kurdistan. Moreover, it hiked up the tax tariff. Kurdish border cities have gone on a strike against the measures taken by the central government.
Merchants are calling for immediate and unconditional opening of trade borders. (Supplied)
No practical steps
Iranian President Rouhani visited Azerbaijan recently. (AFP)
Rouhani in Azerbaijan
kolebars is a profession that is imposed on the Kurd citizens of Iran and it is by product and a result of poverty and economic exclusion of Kurdish citizens. (Supplied)