Iran, Azerbaijan signed agreement on trucking

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 14

By Tamkin Jafarov - Trend:

Third meeting of joint Commission on international in sphere of transport connections between Iran and Azerbaijan has finished on Feb. 14.

After the meeting the sides signed the agreement on resolving problem due to trucking and passenger transportation, Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pak Ayin told Trend.

The sides expressed their satisfaction with the work that was done in sphere of transport connections and also agreed that if necessary, it can be taken to launch new bus routes between the countries.

Iran offered to increase working hours at Bilasuvar and Astara checkpoints to eliminate traffic jam and reduce waiting time of the trucks at Baku customs. Decision on reducing of waiting time of the trucks will be decided that these issues should be studied by Azerbaijan.

The Iranian delegation was led by Director General of Iran's Transportation and Terminals Organization for transit and border terminals, Mohammad Javad Atrchian and the Azerbaijani delegation - head of the State Road Transport Service of Azerbaijani Transport Ministry Huseyn Salamov.

The next meeting of Joint Commission between Azerbaijan and Iran will be held in Tehran.

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