(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 18. The Middle
Corridor, which connects Europe with Asia, creates additional
cooperation opportunities for Azerbaijan and the EU, Minister of
Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan Mukhtar Babayev said
during the event dedicated to Europe Day in Baku, trend reports.
According to him, Azerbaijan has created a stable
infrastructure for the transportation of goods from East to West
and in the opposite direction.
"I believe that along with traditional cooperation,
there are prospects for the development of bilateral and
multilateral relations in the fields of innovation and technology,
green technologies and a number of other areas. We believe in
further deepening of our cooperation," he added.
Trans-Caspian East-West-Middle Corridor Initiative
shortly named as“The Middle Corridor”, which begins in Türkiye and
passes through the Caucasus region via Georgia, Azerbaijan, crosses
the Caspian Sea, traverses Central Asia and reaches China.
The Middle Corridor is more economical and faster
compared to the Northern Corridor as a trade route between Europe
and Asia and as such, is 2,000 kilometers shorter, has more
favorable climate conditions and shortens the travel time by 1/3rd
(15 days) compared to the sea route.
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