BAKU: KARS-TBILISI-BAKU RAILROAD "CONSIDERABLE FOR REGIONAL COOPERATION"
17.01.2007 16:41 GMT+04:00
/PanARMENIAN.Net/ The regional transport network will play an important
role in the development of Eurasia.
January 13 in Tbilisi the governments of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey
agreed on signing a project on reconstruction of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars
railway branch, reported the press office of the Azeri MFA, which
rates the project "as considerable event for the region trade and
"The regional transport network will play an important role in the
development of Eurasia and its security.
It will strengthen the social and economic development of the region
and will promote more global cooperation. The project will prove an
advance and will bring the Europe-Caucasus-Asia transport corridor
to a new level of development within the framework of reconstruction
of the Great Silk Road. The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railroad will become
the basic element of the East-West energy transport communication,"
the statement says.
Construction of a railway corresponding to international standards will
ensure uninterrupted conveyance of passengers and cargo, development
of transport regional infrastructures and secure successful outlet
to the commodity market, reports Day.az.