05.05.2021 Representatives of the railway departments of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Iran discuss aspects of partnership

Представители железнодорожных ведомств Туркменистана, Узбекистана и Ирана обсудили аспекты партнёрства


Representatives of the railway departments of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and the Islamic Republic of Iran held a videoconference meeting.

During the meeting, the parties exchanged views on crucial issues of cooperation. In particular, the progress in the implementation of the protocol of the meeting of the heads of the railway administrations of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Iran dated May 21, 2020 was considered.

In order to increase the volume of cargo transportation, mutual understanding was reached on the issue of simplifying the procedures for the passage of freight trains.

The videoconference participants also focused on the aspects of organizing a pilot train along the Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan-Iran-Oman corridor (the Ashgabat Agreement).

On the same day, bilateral meetings were held between the railway administrations of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, as well as Uzbekistan and Iran.