An Iranian man pulls a luggage as he arrives at the Iran-Iraq border crossing of Haji Omran on January 3, 2018, one day after two border posts were reopened between Iraqi Kurdistan and the Islamic republic.
The borders had been closed in response to an independence vote rejected by Baghdad and neighbouring countries last year.
The Iranian consulate in the Kurdish autonomous region's capital Arbil announced the Parwezkhan and Haji Omran posts were beginning work again as of January 3 which makes all crossings on the border between Iran and Iraqi Kurdistan up and running after a third post at Bashmaq started working again in October 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAFIN HAMED
An Iranian man arrives at the Iran-Iraq border crossing of Haji Omran on January 3, 2018, one of two border posts between Iraqi Kurdistan and the Islamic republic that were reopened a day earlier afteShow more

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