Measures in Wasit for "tuning" the entry of hundreds of thousands of Iranians during Eid

09/06/2016 17:09

Long-Presse / Wasit

Predicted Mayor Badrah eastern Wasit province, on Tuesday, the entry of hundreds of thousands of Iranians across since Zurbatiyah during Eid al-Adha to visit holy sites in Iraq, and pointed out that the border crossing administration has taken necessary measures to ensure their incomes drop by "rigorous and disciplined" measures to ensure the non-recurrence of the chaos that occurred previously, as the provincial council confirmed the formation of an operations room for "securing Visitors requirements and protect them."

Said Mayor Badrah, (80 km east of Kut City), Jaafar Abdul-Jabbar Mohammed said in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The projections suggest the entry of hundreds of thousands of Iranians to perform visit Arafat in the Eid al-Adha across Zurbatiyah outlet in the holy sites in Iraq," noting that "the last period witnessed a series of meetings with Iranian officials concerned to discuss the special procedures visit next forties and visit the Eid al-Adha, on Monday, the (12 September 2016) to secure Visitors enter by about a thorough and disciplined through Zurbatiyah port."

He stressed Muhammad, that "poor organization by the Iranian side during the visit the death of Imam Hussein (as last), and the loss of control of the entrants will never be repeated," stressing that "the procedures during the current year will be tough and severe, according to the law with any foreign visitor entering illegally ".

For his part, head of the security committee in the House of Wasit owner O., that "the Council formed an operation room to follow up the process of entering Iranian visitors during the Eid al-Adha," pointing out that "the room will provide Iranian pilgrims requirements and ensure their protection from entering Iraqi territory and until they arrive at the borders of the province Babylon, on their way to the holy city of Karbala. "

He predicted O., that "the flock to an unprecedented number of visitors, both during the Eid al-Adha, or visit the session, Zurbatiyah through the port during the current year 2016, due to the lack of Iranian perform Hajj as a result of the differences between Tehran and Riyadh."

The forty visit during the year 2015, saw the entry of some three million Iranian pilgrims across Zurbatiyah port, including about 500 thousand broke into and entered the port without having to be with them passports or visas.

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry, in (the first of December 2015 provided), a formal protest to Iran to break into Iranian visitors Zurbatiyah border port between the two countries, while stressed the need for the Iranian side's commitment not to allow people who do not have a year to enter approach the Iraqi border, It confirmed the issuance of more than 1,000,500 approval of the entry of Iranian visitors.

The Zurbatiyah border port one of the most important ports with Iran and are through trade exchange between the two countries in addition to the entry and exit of visitors from both countries have witnessed in recent years the development of large and rehabilitation operations in order to accommodate trade movement, which has seen a dramatic rise between the two countries at a time are being built a new port at a cost of up to about 56 billion dinars.