US considers NATO supply route via Russian Far East
As he spoke to US Congress, he said the route could become part of the Northern Distribution Network created by the Pentagon.
The system is aimed at cutting the costs of deliveries to Afghanistan, as well as bypassing the dangers of Pakistan.
At the moment, supplies coming from Turkey are passing through the Central Asian parts of Russia.
The issue will be on the table during Hillary Clinton’s visit to Moscow, which started on Thursday.