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China To Sell Iran 50 Passenger Trains


http://gdb.rferl.org/8f62ff3a-5bef-49e0-a978-f7d77043a759_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/8f62ff3a-5bef-49e0-a978-f7d77043a759_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) April 24, 2006 -- China says it has agreed to supply Iran with 50 passenger trains in a deal worth nearly $60 million.


The official Xinhua news agency said the agreement to deliver the double-decker trains was formalized on April 23 at a signing ceremony in Tehran.


The report said China will provide Iran with a loan covering 85 percent of the purchase price. The trains are to be delivered to Iran over the course of 28 months.


(AFP)

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