Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend / Kazakhstan is attentively observing the development of the project on construction of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, and is simultaneously studying the technical side of the project, Kazakh Foreign Minister, Marat Tajin, said in an exclusive interview.
"In terms of transportation, priority is given to the participation of the two countries in the project on the international transport corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia (ТRАСЕCА). In this respect, the alternative and prospective direction of cooperation is a project on a new railway route Baku-Tbilisi-Kars," the Minister said.
According to Tajin, Kazakhstan is actively implementing the construction and development of its infrastructure, expansion of the opportunities of the Aktau port, and the construction of an automobile and railway route.
"In this context, the construction of the Beynau-Zhezkazgan railway route via Kazakhstan through involving the Aktau Port will promote the increase of Kazakh and Indian cargo flow in the direction of the Caucasus and onwards to Europe," Tajin said.