February 9, 2021 – 12:29 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – A remote meeting of the expert subgroup on transport communications of the trilateral working group from Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan was held on Tuesday, February 9, under the joint chairmanship of the Deputy Prime Ministers of the three countries.
According to Armenia’s Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructures, the meeting was attended by those responsible for areas included in the respective commissions created by the three countries.
Issues related to the state of the region’s railway network and road communication for the implementation of transit traffic were considered, the Armenian side said.
The Deputy Prime Ministers of the three countries fist meet in person on January 30 in Moscow to discuss new transport corridors that would link Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia. The members of the working group decided to set up expert subgroups on issues of railway, road, combined transport communications, security, border, customs, sanitary, veterinary, phytosanitary and other types of control.
New rail and road routes in the South Caucasus will connect the Azerbaijani Autonomous Republic of Nakhichevan with the rest of the country, for which a road will be built through the territory of Armenia. There will also be road and rail routes through the territory of Azerbaijan to connect Armenia to Russia.