Azerbaijan, Russia and Iran will create a group to interconnection

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Azerbaijan, Russia and Iran will establish a working group on interconnection of the three countries, said the Ministry of energy of Azerbaijan.

According to the energy Ministry, this issue was discussed on Thursday at the trilateral meeting of Deputy energy Ministers in Baku.

«Azerbaijan, Russia and Iran will establish a working group on interconnection of the three countries. Deputy Minister of energy of Azerbaijan Natig Abbasov at the meeting noted that the current capabilities of the three countries in the field of electricity exports create conditions for creating an energy corridor «North-South», — informs the Ministry of energy of Azerbaijan.

Transport corridor «North-South» pipeline will connect North Europe to Southeast Asia, including to unite the Railways of Azerbaijan, Iran and Russia. In the first stage, the corridor is planned to transport 5 million tons of cargo a year in the future — more than 10 million tons.

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