NATO cargo transit through Ulyanovsk could begin Aug. 1

Transit NATO in Ulyanovsk. Transportation of goods for international forces in Afghanistan via Russia could begin on August 1. Moscow insists that it is a purely civilian supplies.

About this newspaper "Kommersant", with reference to the Russian ambassador to NATO. Nicholas Korchunov said that the first part of August finalize all procedures to ensure uninterrupted transit. It will include air, road and rail transport. To employ this airport in Ulyanovsk and local railway. Korchunov claims that foreign troops to be there will not be. A container will not carry dangerous goods. The diplomat said on Friday in Brussels, an exchange of letters on the extension of transit "non-lethal" goods for NATO forces in Afghanistan.

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