Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 28 / Trend E. Kosolapova/
Transport ministries of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan and Turkey have signed memorandum on Silk Wind project within transport corridor Europe - Caucasus - Asia, Kazakh Transport and Communication Ministry reported on Wednesday.
"The memorandum on the principles of joint activities for development of the transport network and organization of cargo transportation was signed in Izmir (Turkey) within the International Conference on Prospects of Trade and International Road Transport Development in the Black Sea, Central Asia and Middle East," the ministry said.
The project Silk Wind was initiated in the framework of TRACECA.
The project objective is the creation of a multimodal transport route trains (container / ro-ro) with the preliminary exchange of information between customs authorities and rail operators of participating countries. The member-countries plan to introduce a single tariff for transportation of goods within the project.