Russian Deputy Prime Minister Aleksey Overchuk, Azerbaijan Deputy Prime Minister Şahin Mustafayev and Armenian Deputy Prime Minister Mger Grigoryan met in Moscow to discuss issues related to the re-establishment of transport lines between Azerbaijan and Armenia.
In a statement to the press, Overçuk stated that they held a constructive meeting.
A report on the results of the meeting will be presented
Stating that significant progress was made in the opening of transportation connections at the meeting, Overçuk said, “A general agreement was reached on the implementation of concrete steps for the re-establishment and organization of the railway connection, especially on the Arazdeyen (Yeraskh)-Julfa-Mehri-Horadiz route.” used his knowledge.
Overçuk said that a report on the results of the meeting will be presented to the heads of state, and that they agreed to continue the tripartite talks at the level of deputy prime ministers.
The Arazdeyen (Yeraskh)-Julfa-Mehri-Horadiz railway line that existed during the Soviet Union was destroyed due to Armenia’s occupation of Azerbaijani lands.
In the tripartite declaration signed by the leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia after the 2nd Karabakh War, there was an article regarding the reopening of the old transportation lines.