Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway begins: Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said, X In 2015, Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line will start operating Bak.
press after his meeting with Azerbaijani Economy and Industry Minister Shahin Mustafayev'le perform in Baku in statements to reporters Minister Zeybekci, "the development of trade between Turkey and Azerbaijan have discussed issues related to the enlargement and liberalization. Turkey-Azerbaijan to develop trade between Turkey-Azerbaijan-Georgia for the development of economic relations between the 6 in March we will come together. Then we will come together as ministers of Turkey-Iran-Azerbaijan economy. The important thing is to turn the Caspian into a sea of friendship and transportation. In 2015 the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line will start operating.
We have a TANAP project. 80 of the pipes here will be produced by Turkish industrialists. Trade between the two countries should reach 15 billion dollars in a short time. For this, trade needs to be liberalized. We will start this from agricultural products. We are working for the mutual free trade of Turkish and Azerbaijani agricultural products. Technical teams met three times. We're gonna speed this up. In 2015, we want to reach a concrete conclusion. Then, our main goal is to become free of trade between the two countries. Plus for businessmen and citizens need to be free of visas. God willing, we will follow these issues during this year, İn he said.
Minister Zeybekci then held a closed-door meeting with Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Abid Sharifov. Zeybekci is expected to hold a round table with Turkish businessmen as part of his Baku contacts.