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12 Giugno 2024



EC, Kazakhstan launches coordination platform for TITRThe European Commission and Kazakhstan have launched a coordination platform for the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR), the press service of the European Union mission in Kazakhstan reported.“The new coordination platform is designed to improve the security and sustainability of TITR. The platform will expand the functionality of TITR to turn it into a multimodal and competitive route connecting Europe with Asia in 15 days or less,” the information says.The platform will help promote the route and coordinate efforts to implement priority projects in the field of physical and soft infrastructure in Central Asia. It will also stimulate and coordinate investment in rail, road and port infrastructure.“The creation of a coordination platform provides us with a unique opportunity to join forces, exchange experiences and opinions to achieve common goals. I would like to note that our partners from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, as well as Turkey have been invited to participate in this work, which plays an important role in the light of the implementation of large and sustainable goals for the development of TITR,” the Minister of Transport of Kazakhstan, Marat Karabayev, is quoted as saying in the press release.In turn, Maya Bakran, Deputy Director General for Mobility and Transport of the European Commission, added that the coordination platform will play an important role in the establishment of TITR as a multimodal route.“The coordination platform will play an important role in establishing TITR as a multimodal, modern, competitive, sustainable, predictable, high-tech and fast route connecting Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia. Coordination efforts between various stakeholders will contribute to deepening connections and sustainable economic development of the region," Bakran noted.The Trans-Caspian International Transport Route, also known as the "Middle Corridor", is an international transport corridor that runs through China, Kazakhstan, the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan, Georgia and further to Turkey and European countries. Part of the corridor is the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway. (ICE ALMATY)

Fonte notizia: INTERFAX