Under the last one Railway Strait, East Gate to Turkey, Door Openers for Europe to China. Ankara and Beijing Unite to Play a Role in Geopolitical Balances -
Istanbul Strait, passing under the railway tunnel "Marmaray" in the opening ceremony, the Republic of Turkey's 90th anniversary, will be held on October 29, 2013. Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his visit to the project to one of the sites, white protective helmet and orange reflective jacket by displaying a proud way of being, this project, "iron silk road" described above as the most important part of that. According to Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu "The awakening of history", between China and the Ottoman Empire, a history that has prevented the flow of goods and ideas impossible, means a glorious return.
in cooperation with China in a strategic sense today Turkey, two friendly emerging powers: to change the geopolitical balance of interrupting the Eurasian continent entirely; It has plans to make Beijing reach the gates of Europe and Ankara to the center of Asia. Agreements signed on the occasion of high-level visits from 2009 prove this. Mentioned among these visits, the crowds ministers and the business delegation to accompany Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping's last February in Turkey to visit and a 7-11 April might be an example of Erdogan's visit in China. The Chinese are particularly interested in Turkey's major infrastructure projects: the modernization of the motorway network and engaged in investment in high-speed railway projects; They are targeting the third Bosphorus Bridge and the artificial canal projects to be built in parallel with the Bosphorus and the tenders to be opened for the construction of the nuclear power plant.