Corridors of great expectations: how is Uzbekistan getting out of the transport impasse?

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05.07.2024

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Corridors of great expectations: how is Uzbekistan getting out of the transport impasse?

Since the beginning of this year, Uzbekistan has held several rounds of negotiations with foreign partners on financing the construction of the Mazar-i-Sharif – Kabul – Peshawar railway. Qatar and the United Arab Emirates have been announced as potential investors. This circumstance brings the long-term project, which has been overgrown with a thick veil of skepticism during all this time, closer to reality. What prospects do trans-Afghan communications promise us and what is the strength of Uzbek transit we discuss below.

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