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Iranian Truck Drivers Launch Strike in Seven Provinces

Iranian truck owners and drivers have launched a strike in seven of Iran's 31 provinces to protest poor working conditions. Iranian social media users shared details and images of Tuesday's strike with VOA Persian. They said it involved truckers in the provinces of Fars, Hormozgan, Isfahan, Kerman, Khorasan Razavi, Lorestan and Qazvin.  In one video clip sent to VOA Persian and posted on the VOA Farsi Twitter account, a female truck driver says she is joining the strike in...

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