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Investors Iraq News
09-20-2014, 01:22 PM
By John Lee.
Newly-appointed prime minister Haidar al-Abadi has called for an end to the boycott by a number of governorates of products from neighbouring countries, including Saudi Arabia.
He urged those provinces to instead develop their economies through regional cooperation, particularly with neighbouring states.
A number of provincial councils, including Baghdad, Basra and Najaf, had taken a decision to boycott products from Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar and gave merchants a month to get rid of the products without affecting the sale of basic commodities.
Meanwhile, a number of other governorates called for boycotting Iranian products, in protest of Tehranís meddling in Iraqi affairs.
(Source: Al Arabiya)
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Source: Iraq-BusinessNews.com. (http://www.iraq-businessnews.com/2014/09/20/pm-calls-to-end-boycott-of-saudi-products/)

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