Russia-India rail link could undermine Suez Canal’s importance | Nikkei Asian Review


In early March, Iran and Azerbaijan inaugurated a short railway with far-reaching implications.

A mere 10km long, the new link is one of the missing final pieces of a 17-year effort called the North-South Transport Corridor, which aims to connect Russia, Iran and India. Slated for completion later this year, the corridor could affect economic patterns not only along the route but also between Europe and Asia.

Source: Jonathan Hillman: Russia-India rail link could undermine Suez Canal’s importance- Nikkei Asian Review

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