Oleg Belozerov: Railway carriages between Azerbaijan and Russia grew by 25%

06.05.2019,15:18


May 6, Fineko/abc.az. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev received Oleg Belozerov, general director and chairman of board of Russian Railways OJSC.

During the meeting President Aliyev voiced a hope that the opportunities of Azerbaijan and Russia in the field of railways in the future will create good opportunities for expanding cooperation. Stressing the growth of transit cargo from Russia through Azerbaijan, the head of state expressed confidence that new steps will be taken in this sphere.

In his turn, Belozerov stated that successful cooperation with Azerbaijani Railways is being carried out and regarded the growth of railway carriages by 25% in the 1st quarter of this year as a very good indicator.

He also underlined that the constant support of the two heads of state for development of relationship in the railway sector is of great importance, and organization of transit and definition of new routes contribute to the economic development of the two countries.