February 6, 2006

Iran cuts trade with Denmark: Iranian minister

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran has cut all trade ties with Denmark
because of the publication of satirical cartoons of the Prophet
Mohammad, Iranian Commerce Minister Massoud Mirkazemi was
quoted as saying by the Iranian student news agency ISNA.

"All trade ties with Denmark were cut," he was quoted as
telling a news conference.

He said from Tuesday Iran would stop any Danish goods from
entering its customs areas. Iran imports $280 million worth of
goods from Denmark a year.