Jordan and Iraq had reopened the border crossing, closed due to IG*

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Iraq and Jordan on Wednesday officially opened the main border crossing between the two countries, closed earlier because of the control grouping «Islamic state»* over an adjacent Iraqi areas in Anbar province.

As reported by the Jordanian news Agency Petra, the opening ceremony of the border crossing was attended by senior delegations, composed mainly of the heads of security agencies of the two countries.

«The victories you have won in Anbar, Mosul and tal afar, are a message to all Iraqis to the symbol of crime and extremism, no matter where he was. We all hope that every inch of the beloved Iraq will prosper and progress», — said at the opening ceremony the Minister of internal Affairs of Jordan Ghaleb al-Zogbi.

As said Tuesday the Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi, the opening of the border between the two countries «will have a positive impact on the economies of the surrounding Arab countries through trade and jobs.»

Earlier, the Iraqi military is completely cleared of is militants* the road leading from Jordan to Baghdad and also caused considerable destruction to terrorists adjacent to the road areas.

*A terrorist organization banned in Russia

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