Representatives from Azerbaijan, Iran, and Russia have held a trilateral meeting to discuss matters related to international cargo transportation by road, Report informs, citing Azerbaijan’s Digital Development and Transport Ministry.

The meeting brought together officials from the road transport sector, customs services, international road cargo carriers’ associations, and executives of transportation companies from all three sides.

The delegations visited the Astara and Khanoba border checkpoints in Azerbaijan, the Astara checkpoint in Iran, and the Tagirkend checkpoint in Russia. They viewed the process of vehicles crossing the border, customs inspections, and documentation procedures at these checkpoints.

Azerbaijan’s infrastructure has the capacity to accommodate any volume of vehicle traffic under the current conditions. During a subsequent meeting in Derbent, Russia, the parties discussed measures to reduce inspection and waiting time at checkpoints, increase the market share of Azerbaijani, Iranian, and Russian carriers in the international road transport market, and other relevant issues.