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Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Georgia sign protocol on reduced fare for freight transportation: media

AKIPRESS.COM - 440393cee8490dd77d5b584e6c095502 Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Ukraine have signed a protocol on setting competitive preferential tariffs for cargo transportation via the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route, according to the Azerbaijan media.

The protocol was signed by head of Azerbaijani Railways CJSC Javid Gurbanov, head of Kazakhstan Railways JSC Askar Mamin, head of Georgian Railway JSC Mamuka Bakhtadze, and acting chairman of board of Ukrainian Railways JSC Oleksandr Zavgorodniy.

Signed at a meeting in Baku on January 14, the document envisages setting the competitive preferential tariffs for cargo transportation via the Trans-Caspian route, carrying out comprehensive measures to facilitate the movement of trains via the route, and increasing cargo turnover, reports Trend news agency.

The Trans-Caspian international transport route runs through China, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey, further going to Europe.

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