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Macedonia, Albania discuss railway networking

Macedonia, Albania discuss railway networking

Skopje, 9 February 2018 (MIA) - Construction of the Corridor 8 railway section networking Albania and Macedonia is the priority of the countries' governments, agreed Friday director of public enterprise "Macedonian Railways-Infrastructure" Irfan Asani and Albanian counterpart Ani Durmishi.

The railway section is scheduled pass through Kicevo, Struga, Lin and reach Durres, Macedonian Railways said in a press release.

"The final project of the railroad leading to the Albanian border has been drafted," said Asani.

According to Durmishi, railway networking with Macedonia is a priority for the Albanian government.

"The feasibility study for this section has been completed and the government is giving priority to the construction that will yield economic benefits for both countries," said Durmishi.

Macedonian Railways-Infrastructure and Albanian Railways have signed a memorandum of cooperation that stipulates coordination and joint promotion before international funds for the Kicevo-Lin railroad section, which completion is expected by 2023. ik/16:41

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