TEHRAN, December 09. /ITAR-TASS/. Iran is ready to start building a railroad, which will link it with Armenia, Iranian mass media reported on Monday.
“Tehran provided funding to build a 160-kilometre railroad,” local mass media quoted Iranian Ambassador in Yerevan Mohammad Raisi as saying on Monday.
The price of the project is estimated at 2.8 billion U.S. dollars, experts say.
Iran is considering a possibility to create a united railway, which will link it with Russia and China. The World Bank intended to take part in implementing the project.