(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) KHACHMAZ, Azerbaijan, March 17. The Khanoba
border checkpoint launched after reconstruction will enable a
significant increase in Azerbaijan-Russia trade turnover, said
Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Shahin Mustafayev, trend reports.
Mustafayev made the remark on the sidelines of the ceremony of
opening the Khanoba customs post on the Azerbaijan-Russia
According to him, this border crossing will also expand the
transit possibilities of Azerbaijan.
'The government of Azerbaijan gives priority to the development
of the country's transport and logistics capabilities. Also, this
sector is a priority in terms of socioeconomic development. The
Khanoba border checkpoint is equipped with modern facilities and
technologies, which will significantly reduce the border crossing
time,' he said.
Mustafayev also noted that the Khanoba point would significantly
increase cargo flows from the North to the South.
'In one direction here we can ensure the passage of 550 trucks,
30 passenger buses and up to 1,000 cars and passengers,' he
It's expected that the commissioning of the 'Khanoba' customs
post will make it possible to pass up to 1,000 additional trucks
The decision to reconstruct the“Khanoba” customs post was made
in order to reduce the throughput of the“Samur” customs post.
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