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Armenia–Iran railroad feasibility study commissioned for spring

By M. Alkhazashvili
(Translated by Diana Dundua)
Monday, December 31
On December 27, Armenian Transport and Communications Minister Andranik Manukyan announced that a study of a proposed Armenia–Iran railway project will be carried out next spring.

The study will look at both technical and financial aspects of the railroad, according to the news agency Regnum, and offer a judgment on its feasibility and profitability.

Armenia is seen as leading the push for the project, with support from Tehran and other international partners, including Russia.