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Iran, Azerbaijan review establishing Persian Gulf-Black Sea corridor

2021-11-22 08:40:31
Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Rostam Ghasemi and the visiting Azeri Deputy Prime Minister Shahin Mustafayev discussed establishing Persian Gulf-Black Sea corridor.

Iran and Azerbaijan have always enjoyed brotherly ties and will continue to negotiate with this country for establishing the Persian Gulf-Black Sea corridor, Ghasemi said.

Referring to commonalities between Iran and Azerbaijan, he hoped for removing the existing obstacles on developing relations.

Construction of a bridge on the border river between the two countries, the construction of the Rasht-Astara railway, which is of great importance for both countries, finalizing terminal Astara by the Republic of Azerbaijan, activating Nakhchivan-Mashhad passenger train, developing transport cooperation and road transit between the two countries and increasing cargo transfer between the two countries are among the issues that will be discussed during this trip, he noted.

The agreement on establishing the Persian Gulf-Black Sea corridor, which will bring great benefits to the two countries, the resumption of flights between the two countries and maritime cooperation will be on the agenda of the trip.

Fortunately, trade between the two countries has increased significantly and the export of Iranian cars to Azerbaijan has increased from 400 to 1400 per day.

 Iran Khodro is ready to produce 30% of the car parts exported to Azerbaijan in this country and the car production will be done jointly. 

He continued: "Iran and Azerbaijan have had oil cooperation in the past and it will continue, he reiterated.

Iranian companies have the appropriate capacity, ability and technical and engineering knowledge and can be active in road construction and housing construction projects in Azerbaijan.