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IRIR Chief Highlights Khaf-Herat Railroad's Transit Potential

IRIR Chief Highlights Khaf-Herat Railroad's Transit Potential IRIR Chief Highlights Khaf-Herat Railroad's Transit Potential

The 130-kilometer-long Khaf-Herat railroad connecting Iran and Afghanistan has high potential for transit to the eastern neighboring country, according to the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways.
“The annual transit to Afghanistan from the Commonwealth of Independent States and Turkey amounting to 1.2 million tons and 500,000 tons respectively can be redirected to Khaf-Herat railroad,” Saeed Rasouli was also quoted as saying by the news portal of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.
The official noted that the Iranian government hopes the railroad will further strengthen social, economic and cultural ties between the two nations.
“We are counting on Khaf-herat railroad to play a significant role in boosting interactions between Iran and Afghanistan,” he said. 

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