The head of the state company "Iranian Railways" Abdul Saheb Ali Mohammadi and RZD President Vladimir Yakunin on Saturday agreed to the railway network connecting the Persian Gulf with the European railways, the Iranian news agency IRNA reported on the results held in Moscow between talks.
According to IRNA, the meeting was held on the sidelines of the Second Railway Congress, which Yakunin invited Mohammadi. Both sides stressed the need to combine yuzhnoiranskogo port city of Bandar Abbas (located on the shore of the Persian Gulf), with Europe via Russia.
Both leaders described the industry's decision to wrap up the construction of a transport corridor "North-South", as "an important step towards strengthening the relations between Tehran and Moscow." This corridor will connect the countries of South Asia and the Persian Gulf to North Europe via the Caspian Sea region, ITAR-TASS reported.