Lifting of blockade from this rail line is important from angle of raising investments


January 12, Fineko/abc.az. Railway line Kars-Nakhchivan-Meghri-Zangilan-Baku is important from angle of lifting the blockade of Nakhchivan, reducing transport costs, reducing environmental impact, expanding foreign trade opportunities, increasing tourism and passenger turnover, as well as attracting investments to the region.

ABC.AZ reports that the above-said statement was made by Vusal Gasimli, the head of the Center for Analysis of Economic Reforms & Communications.

He noted that actually Azerbaijan contributes to the further integration of the Mediterranean Sea basin and the Caspian basin along the Great Silk Road and the North-South corridor.

"There are new transport opportunities between Central Asia and Europe, Turkey and Russia, Iran and Europe, Turkey and Central Asia," Center’s head said.