The five-span connection is 325.3 meters (356 yards) long and 17.3 meters (19 yards) wide. It extends through the Samur traditions checkpoint in Azerbaijan into the Yarag-Gazmalar checkpoint into the Maharramkand area of Russia’s Dagestan Republic / Murad Orujov / Sputnik
The trade that is cross-border Azerbaijan and Russia happens to be challenged by a deteriorated highway bridge that connected the 2 nations within the Samur edge river because the belated 1950s whenever both countries had been area of the Soviet Union. The issue is now gone because of a brand new connection that has been launched on Tuesday and replaced the facility that is obsolete.
Officials through the governments of both Baku and Moscow, including Azerbaijan’s Deputy Prime Minister Shahin Mustafayev and Russia’s Economy Minister Maksim Oreshkin, went to the opening ceremony, where they addressed the benefits of faster and easier trade given by the brand new connection.
“This is just a task with a long history, and it also had not been really easy to build up, ” Oreshkin said during the opening ceremony, in accordance with a study by Sputnik.
“There had been issues, queues, which came up due to infrastructure that is undeveloped. So when the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev visited Sochi in September this past year, last agreements had been reached and today, this work concludes with such an excellent bridge. ”
Baku and Moscow stumbled on a opinion within the construction that is bridge’s 2013, however the ground for the brand new framework had been broken couple of years ago. The construction of this $21.5 million connection had been sponsored under a 50/50 partnership contract finalized by the governments of Russia and Azerbaijan. Continue reading “Azerbaijan, Russia Launches New Cross-Border Brides”