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Nazarbayev urges construction of Eurasia shipping canal

ORENBURG. September 11. KAZINFORM /Aigul Tulekbayeva/ Today at the regional Cooperation Forum of Kazakhstan and Russia in Orenburg Head of the State Nursultan Nazarbayev raised again the issue of construction of Eurasia shipping canal from the Caspian Sea to the Black Sea, Kazinform correspondent reports. According to him, the project must be studied thoroughly; the results of examination must be submitted to the countries' presidents. "To my mind the project will allow delivering goods from Central Asia, Kazakhstan as well as China and other regions directly through the Russian territory which will also be beneficial for some regions of Russia", Nazarbayev said. In turn, Dmitry Medvedev said a report on the project would be ready in February-March 2010.


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