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Iran says Qatar wants more ships to travel to ports

Tehran - Hadi Haqshenas, the managing director of the Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran,was quoted by the domestic media in Tehran as saying that Qatar had demanded to make the required changes so that more ships would travel between its Hamad Port and Iran’s Bushehr Port.

Tehran - Iran says Qatar has called for increasing the number of cargo ships travelling to and from Iran in an effort which could be meant to help the tiny Persian Gulf state better fend off the impacts of an economic blockade imposed on it by Saudi Arabia and its regional allies. Hadi Haqshenas, the managing director of the Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran, was quoted by the domestic media in Tehran as saying that Qatar had demanded to make the required changes so that more ships would travel between its Hamad Port and Iran’s Bushehr Port.
Haqshenas added that Iran had informed Qatar that it was ready to carry out all of its import and export activities through its own Bushehr Port, adding that a certain section of such activities involving shipping agricultural products to Hamad Port was already being carried out. (read more here )

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