Created: 10/11/1980

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The closure, in effect untilctober, apparently will not affect passenger traffic. Polish officials claim Che closure is due to tha conflict between Iran and Iraq. There is no apparent reason, however, why freight not destined for Iran should be halted, other Eastborder-crossing points ara closed only to Iranian traffic, while border closings can be Indicators ofmilitary action, the fact that no unusual troop movement or buildups are visible in the area and that the embargo does not apply to passenger traffic suggest that nc military action is imminent.

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