Businesses fear Turkish border closure after Kurdish referendum

More economic sanctions on Iraq's Kurdish region are expected in retaliation for last week's secession referendum. Now businesses near the Turkish border fear their crossing may also close.

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    More economic sanctions on Iraq's Kurdish region are expected in retaliation for last week's secession referendum.

    Iran has joined Iraqi efforts to take control of its border crossing from the Kurdish Regional Government.

    Now businesses near the Turkish border fear their crossing may also close.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from Habur on the Turkey-Iraq border.


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