Kazakhstan launched train through Iran to show new access channel to the EU - Sultanov

Date: 12:14, 24-06-2022.

Astana. June 24. KazTAG - Kazakhstan has launched a train through Iran to show a new access channel to the European Union (EU), said Bakhyt Sultanov, Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Trade and Integration.
“We launched the first container train in order to see how long it takes for cargo to cross the borders with China, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran and further to Turkey, in order to show and demonstrate that there is a new access channel to the European Union, other countries.  For example, metals are still subject to US sanctions,”  he said.

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