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Iran, Kazakhstan to establish pilot sea-rail shipping route

(MENAFN) Kazakhstan has reached an agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran to use the national railway network and the southern port of Shahid Rajaee to ship goods to the regions of Central Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

On the basis of Hossein Abbasnejad, the General Head of Ports and Maritime Department of Hormozgan Province, to this end, the two nations will establish a pilot sea-rail transport enterprise which will start at the opening of next year. .

Talking about the last trip of the Deputy Prime Minister as well as the Minister of Trade and Integration of the Republic of Kazakhstan Zhumangarin Serik to the port of Shahid Rajaee, Abbasnejad pointed out that the two nations reached an agreement to mutually collaborate in the Company creation.

The official pointed out that due to the situations created after the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, one of the vital issues regarding the transit of goods is the use of the International North-South Transit Corridor (INSTC) which has earned the Iran a special statue in terms of shipments in and out of the nation in the eyes of Central Asian and CIS countries.

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