Semalka border crossing to reopen for weddings, medical reasons, and travel to Europe on 15 September

DAYRIK, Syria — On Sunday, the administration of Semalka Border Crossing between North and East Syria and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) announced the future reopening of the crossing for medical patients, betrothed couples, and European residence holders.

Via its official website, the Semalka Border Crossing administration announced the reopening, done in cooperation with the administration of the Fish Khabour Border Crossing in the KRI, that beginning on 15 September, betrothed individuals and medical patients will be able to cross the border on Tuesdays.

European residence holders will be allowed to enter the KRI three days prior to their flight date permitted they have already purchased tickets.

The Semalka administration also indicated that the border crossing will remain open for emergency cases at all times.