Bridge reconstruction across Samur between Azerbaijan and Russia costs about $40 million
Baku, Fineko/abc.az. Today in Baku the issue of bridge reconstruction across trans-border Samur river has been discussed within the visit of Russian vice-premier, representative of Russian President for North Caucasus Federal District Alekhandr Khloponin.
Deputy Minister of Russias Regional Development Sergey Vereshagin has informed that the visit subject was not the solution of this issue but it was anyway shortly discussed.
" We hope for solution of the bridge reconstruction issue in the nearest future",- S. Vereshagin said. Russia comes forward for financing work on parity basis.
In turn Transport Minister of Azerbaijan Ziya Mammadov expressed opinion that reconstruction of the existing bridge will cost cheaper than construction of the new one.
" Under the preliminary estimations the bridge reconstruction will take $40 million",- the Minister said.
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