Iran: New round of truck drivers’ nationwide strike


Freedom Star

Port Khomeini, southern Iran – July 23 – Truck drivers on strikePort Khomeini, southern Iran – July 23 – Truck drivers on strike

Based on pre-arrangements and prior coordination, truck drivers in many cities across Iran launched a second round of strikes starting on Monday July 23, 2018.

Truckers were on strike in the cities of Tehran, Bandar Abbas, Sirjan, Kazerun, Port Shapur, Isfahan, Shahr-e Kord, Sanandaj, Qazin, Port Khomeini, Pol-e Dokhtar, Tabriz, Rafsanjan, Kermanshah, Shahroud, Toroq, Kashmar and Firuzkooh, protesting their unsolved calamities and officials refusing to live up to their pledges.

In Khuzestan, drivers were seen stopping any trucks carrying loads and allowing them to deliver their goods.

Protesting truckers in the Dorud-Azna road were also seen preventing any trucker intending to deliver loads. No trucks were seen on the Shiraz-Ahvaz international highway, Tehran-Saveh, Kangavar-Hamedan and Arzhan Valley-Shiraz roads.

Sources say loading terminal stations in Tehran, Isfahan and Port Khomeini were very vacant. From Monday morning most…

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