Iranian, Azeri, Russian Railway Officials to Meet in Baku

A0021055.jpgTEHRAN (FNA)- Baku will host a meeting of the Iranian, Azerbaijani and Russian work groups, engaged in the project of the North-South international transport corridor on October 7-8, said spokesman for the Azerbaijan State Railway Company Nadir Azmamedov.

The event is expected to discuss construction of a branch of the Qazvin-Rasht-Astara railway, extending 8.4 kilometers inside Azerbaijan.

The session is to be attended by the railway authorities of the three countries.

The idea of construction of the North-South transport corridor was proposed at a meeting of the railway leaders of Iran, Russia and India on September 12, 2000. Azerbaijan joined the project in 2005.

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