Tehran’s Grand Bazaar Goes On Strike As Iran’s Economic Crisis Worsens

Store owners at Tehran’s Grand Bazaar closed their shops Monday morning, June 25, in protest to the dramatic rise in the rate of exchange of foreign currencies that have adversely affected the market and made prices unaffordable for buyers.

The move came one day after strike and protests broke out at Tehran’s cell phone market.

According to semi-official Fars news agency, traders in the bazaar staged a protest gathering in the traditional Grand Bazaar in downtown Tehran and “protested against recession, fluctuations in the rates of exchange for foreign currencies, declining demands and rising prices.”
— Read on en.radiofarda.com/a/iran-bazaar-strike-economic-worsening/29318196.html

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