Iranian magazine published in Georgia
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Rise in Iranians moving to Georgia

Record unemployment and falling oil revenues in Iran have forced a growing number of Iranians to seek work in nearby Georgia.

Record unemployment and falling oil revenues in Iran have forced a growing number of Iranians to seek work in nearby Georgia.

Iran's currency, the rial, has plummeted sharply and harsh sanctions against the Islamic Republic in relation to its nuclear programme have crippled the economy.

Others blame persecution by the authorities in Tehran for the exodus.

Damien McGuinness reports from Tbilisi.

  • 15 Apr
  • From the section Europe