Russia and Kazakhstan agreed to skip non-stop passenger trains without conducting border surveillance, the corresponding Protocol was signed during the forum of interregional and cross-border cooperation October 4 in Astana.
The parties agreed to pass through the state border passenger and freight trains without carrying out control procedures, as well as among them, without the implementation of border surveillance, reports " information Agency ". In the last month of summer, the head of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has made the initiative of the Polish colleague Andrzej Duda to sign a tripartite agreement with Russia on the issue of the transport corridor. Ukraine tried several times to offer, and among them Kazakhstan, to build a different alternative transport corridors – bypassing Russia. Thus, on 1 July Ukraine after the experiment for the transport of goods on the silk road, bypassing Russia initiated the development of a new transport corridor "Baltic sea – Black sea – Caspian sea," the draft Treaty by which Kiev gave to Azerbaijan. Remember, April 21 it was announced that the 1st pilot of the cargo, which was launched fifteen January 2016 in the So-called New silk road, on April 17, returned from China to Ukraine from moving containers.