(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) KHACHMAZ, Azerbaijan, March 17. Azerbaijan and Russia have agreed to synchronize customs
procedures, Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Shahin Mustafayev
said at the opening ceremony of the Khanova customs posts on the
Azerbaijan-Russia border, trend reports.
'The transport sector plays a huge role in fostering
cooperation between our countries. Azerbaijan is committed to the
Baku Declaration, signed in September last year. As part of it, the
country is implementing projects aimed at increasing the capacity
of border points. Also, work is underway to build roads and
bridges,' he said.
Mustafayev added that within a month, the construction
of a four-lane automobile road with a length of 24 kilometers
between the border points of Samur and Khanoba will be
'A highway is also being built from Baku to the border
with Russia; the work is expected to be completed within two
months. The reconstruction of the Baku-Yalama railway is also
underway,' he said.
The deputy prime minister also said that trade and
economic cooperation is actively developing between Azerbaijan and
Russia. He added that the trade turnover between the countries
amounted to $3.7 billion (an increase of 24 percent) in 2022.
MENAFN provides the information “as is” without warranty of any kind. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, images, videos, licenses, completeness, legality, or reliability of the information contained in this article. If you have any complaints or copyright issues related to this article, kindly contact the provider above.