Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan start working on North-South transport corridor

Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan have agreed to start discussing in detail the implementation of the "North-South" transport corridor, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday after the meeting with his Iranian and Azerbaijani counterparts Javad Zarif and Elmar Mamamdyarov.

Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan have agreed to start discussing in detail the implementation of the "North-South" transport corridor, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday after the meeting with his Iranian and Azerbaijani counterparts Javad Zarif and Elmar Mamamdyarov.

"We discussed issues that deal with the material sphere of cooperation. We agreed that our relevant agencies will start detailing practical aspects of implementing the project of ‘North-South’ transport corridor along the western Caspian coast," Lavrov said. "This envisages work with participation of the transport ministries that should consider technical and financial parameters of the project. This also envisages cooperation between customs and consular services, and we have agreed on that today," he added.

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