Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan working on signing TASIM project’s documents
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 17
By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend:
Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan are working on the issue of signing certain documents as a part of laying the Caspian segment of the Trans-Eurasian Information Super Highway (TASIM) project, Elmir Velizade, Azerbaijani Deputy Minister of Communications and High Technologies, told Trend March 17.
Earlier, the agreement on construction of TASIM project's underwater segment was achieved at the level of communication administrations of the two countries.
The laying of TASIM's Trans Caspian segment between Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan is more advantageous, because it will reduce the route, increase traffic exchange and gain direct access to China.
Construction of TASIM envisages the creation of a major transit link from Frankfurt to Hong Kong.
Such countries as Russia (operator "Rostelecom"), Kazakhstan (operator KazTransCom), Turkey (operator TurkTelecom), China (operator China Telecom) are involved in TASIM project. Azerbaijan is represented in the project by AzInTelecom (formerly the International Relations and Accounting Center of the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies).
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