TEHRAN (Dispatches) - Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Kazzem Jalali has hailed the position of Rasht-Astara railway in the economy of his country, stressing that it will link the East to the West.
Jalali made the remarks virtually at the conference on the role of Eurasia in the geopolitics of free trade zones and noted that the Rasht-Astara railway will develop Iran-Russia economic ties.
He emphasized that the railway, besides strengthening of exporting goods to Russia and Europe at a reasonable price and time, will be an appropriate corridor for transport of goods from Eastern countries to Europe.
The envoy added that Russia has realized the importance of Rasht-Astara railway and is determined to use this route in the future.
The International Conference of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the Geopolitical Role of Free Zones in the development of regional relations was held in the presence of officials from Iran and the EAEU in the Iranian Northern city of Anzali on Tuesday.