“The Peace Railway,” backed by China, could be one of Israel’s most important geopolitical projects in the coming years.

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Haifa Bay – Persian Gulf railway moves ahead
by Dubi Ben-Gedalyahu
March 8, 2021

Last week’s announcement by the Ministry of Transport that the rail link from “Haifa Bay to the Persian Gulf” was officially moving ahead in the National Planning Commission remained under the media radar. The idea of such a link was first raised in 2017 by the then Minister of Transport Israel Katz who has continued promoting the plan before international organizations in his brief stint as minister of foreign affairs under the name “The Peace Railway.”…Now the countries of the Middle East have discovered that rehabilitating their railways and integrating them into the overall plan of the Chinese government, opens up new trade opportunities connecting Europe, Asia and the Persian Gulf.READ MORE

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