Odessa region need a ferry crossing for the delivery of goods from the East into the European Union bypassing Russia, said the head of the region Mikhail Saakashvili.
"Through the Russian Federation the goods are 30 days. Through Azerbaijan Via Poti to Odessa all logistics takes nine days. To redirect business here, it is necessary, first, to reduce the rates of displacement. They high. Secondly, we need a ferry crossing, logistic centers. There are investors who will build the ferries themselves will be to transport goods ", - said Saakashvili.
He said that the city has great potential, is notified on the Internet office of Odessa." It is the capital of the Black sea, there is nothing closely similar Odessa, " - said the Governor. He said that There are investors willing to build in Odessa ferry crossing to quickly deliver from the East to Europe goods, but investors want to be sure that the area is cleared of bribery. In February, the Chief Prosecutor's office of Georgia appealed to the Ukrainian colleagues with the request for extradition of Saakashvili, but was refused.