Iraq to halt trade with Iran, Kuwait for a week over coronavirus concerns

Reuters – Iraq’s border port commission said on Wednesday it would halt trade between Iraq and both Iran and Kuwait for a week from March 8 over coronavirus concerns, according to the Iraqi state news agency.

The border port commission added that Iraqis now in Iran would be allowed to enter Iraq until March 15.

(Reporting by Hesham Abdul Khalek Editing by Mark Heinrich)