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Administration of Bab al-Salama border crossing in Aleppo confiscates Iranian goods at value of 10,000 TL

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Editing: Mohamad Alaa |
Translation: Muhammad Ghaith
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Publication date: 2019/10/11 07:45

Aleppo-SMART

On Thursday, the administration of the Bab al-Salama Border Crossing, near the city of Azaz, 48 kilometers north of Aleppo, Northern Syria, confiscated Iranian goods at the value of 10,000 Turkish Liras (TL).

A source, who preferred to be unknown, from the office of the crossing stated to the Aleppo' Bawaba, which is a media project of the SMART Institution, that the customs directorate of the crossing confiscated 19 boxes containing 2,900 pieces of Iranian originated steel glue  .The source added that a trader attempted to bring the pieces into Syrian territories.  

The source noted that confiscated goods weight 250 Kilos. The source said that the trader is Syrian and that the administration of the crossing fined him with 500 TL.  

The source noted that the customs general directorate prevents traders from importing Iranina goods because Iran is enemy to the Syrian People.

On May 24, 2019, the administration of the crossing destroyed a ton of rutten tea and 150 kilos of unlicensed medicine, under a nutritional statement. 

The administrations of Syrian-Turkish border crossings continue to chase rutten of illegal goods. Over the recent weeks, the administration of the Jarabulus border crossing, eastern Aleppo a cargo of potatoes for being infected with harmful insects. The administration destroyed two cargos of potatoes imported from Turkey,  for being infected with Colorado disease. 

In March 2019, Turkey re-opened the OncuPinar opposite of the Bab al-Salama crossing, after eight years-closure.