KSA: Saudi Arabia and Iraq have today agreed to open the Arar border crossing commercial purposes on October 15.
Iraq Border Crossing Authority Chairman Kadhim Al Aqabi said that opening of the checkpoint would first be experimental.
In a statement to Iraq News Agency, he said that the reopening of Arar border crossing was the result of agreements, recently signed between the two countries.
“This is a positive step which will herald the opening of all border crossings between the two countries."
The Arar border crossing has already been fitted with modern equipment to develop trade exchanges.