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With Their Economy Close To Collapse, Some Afghans Switch To Iranian Currency


With Their Economy Close To Collapse, Some Afghans Switch To Iranian Currency
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In Zaranj, the capital of Afghanistan's southwestern Nimroz Province, Iran's currency is now being used for most transactions. One shopkeeper says more than 90 percent of his customers pay him with Iranian currency. Businessmen say it is because banks are closed or limiting withdrawals and there is a shortage of afghanis, the country's currency.

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