The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) is taking an active part in the Belt and Road Initiative, said an EEU official on Tuesday.

A freight train connecting Russia with Ganzhou, Jiangxi Province, arrived in the inland city Sunday, bringing Russian goods to the former revolutionary heartland of the Communist Party of China.

Railway authorities of China, Belarus, Germany, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Poland and Russia, have signed an agreement to deepen cooperation on China-Europe freight rail services, according to China Railway Corporation.

Belarus intends to become one of the key hubs of the new Silk Road in the Eurasian region, President Alexander Lukashenko said Friday during his annual state of the nation address.