• Sun / 5 March 2017 / 14:27
  • Category: Politics
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Tehran, Baku sign 2 MoUs

Tehran, Baku sign 2 MoUs

Tehran (ISNA) – The high-ranking officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan signed two memoranda of understandings at Iranian president Hassan Rouhani and Azerbaijani presidentIlhamAliyev's presence.

During the ceremony that was held on Sunday in Tehran, one of the MoUs was in the field of preventing money laundering and financing terrorism. The other document was in the field of railroads and developing them.

The railroad connecting Iran's Astara city to Azerbaijan's Astara city started pilot operation during the president of Azerbaijan's visit to Tehran.

The project, which was agreed before by the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan, puts into operation the Astara-Astara railroad that serves as a part of North-South Corridor.

The test operation was marked by Azerbaijani train reaching at Iran's Astara station, set off its journey from Azerbaijan's Astara.

The project will connect the Islamic Republic of Iran's railroad to Europe through the Republic of Azerbaijan, which will maximize tapping the transit and transportation potentials for the two countries.

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