The Opening Of The Abkhazian Railway Will Be Beneficent For Armenia

THE OPENING OF THE ABKHAZIAN RAILWAY WILL BE BENEFICENT FOR ARMENIA

09:40, 13 November, 2012

YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 13, ARMENPRESS. The opening of the Abkhazian railway
springs from the benefits of the Armenian side. It will lead to the
reduction of the costs for different goods and the strengthening of
the Armenian-Russian relations. In a conversation with “Armenpress”
the General Director of “APAVEN” International Freight Forwarding
Company Arsen Ghazaryan mentioned that the opening of the Abkhazian
railway will have a positive effect on the Armenian economy. Ghazaryan
stressed: “In case of the opening of the Abkhazian railway and if the
railway starts cargo transportation either, than our ties with the
Russian market will become stronger. As to the transfers they will
cost much cheaper and the price of import and export to the Russian
market will be reduced.”

The Deputy of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Volodya
Badalyan stated in a conversation with “Armenpress” that the cargo
transportation to the Caucasian port on land and Poti Port increases
the tariffs of transportation. Badalyan stressed: “In case of direct
transportation the costs of this kind will be reduced.”

The new authorities of Georgia expressed their willingness for the
restoration of railway communication with the Russian Federation.

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