Iran plans to establish a transit link to Europe
Bulgaria says it has seen positive signs that Iran is determined to press ahead with a plan to establish a multimodal transit link that involves a railroad that passes through its territory toward the heart of Europe.
Bulgaria’s Presidential Office announced in a statement that the issue had been raised in the meeting between President Rosen Plevneliev and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani. The two met in New York on the sidelines of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly.
"A railroad link with Europe that uses Georgia and Bulgaria as gateways into the continent is on the agenda for Iran," President Plevneliev's Office said in its statement.