Important step in the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Project: Customs and Trade Minister Bülent Tüfenkci will attend the Tripartite Ministerial Meeting in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, to discuss the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Project, which will revive the historical Silk Road. will participate.
The tripartite ministerial meeting is important in terms of speeding the customs procedures and border crossings in the Baku - Tbilisi - Kars Railway Project, which will revive the historical Silk Road. Baku - Tbilisi - Kars Railway Project, Turkey-Azerbaijan-Georgia while strengthening the role of bridge between Europe and Asia all three countries, the customs administrations to facilitate legitimate trade, it will be common fight against illegal trade.
The project in question with Turkey-Azerbaijan-Georgia, the statement pointed out that strengthening the role of bridge between Europe and Asia, as well as all three countries, the customs administrations to facilitate legitimate trade was recorded to combat the common external trade laws. The statement will be held on Wednesday, July 19; Customs and Trade Minister Bülent Tüfenkci, Azerbaijan State Customs Committee Chairman Aydın Aliyev and Georgia Prime Minister 1. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dimitry Kumsishvili, the meeting will be published at the end of the joint statement to be published by specifying the declaration of supporting the Caucasus transit corridor between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Transport, as well as the tripartite mechanisms established between the customs offices of a triple mechanism will be established said.
Minister Tüfenkci made a statement before the triple meeting, saying, “We are confronted every day as a clear indication of the hard times we have experienced in recent times of instability, civil war, occupation and terrorist activities in the Black Sea basin and the Middle East, which we can define as our close environment. In such a period, the cooperation of our countries, which are located at the most important junction connecting Asia and Europe, increases its importance. It is essential for the stability of our region that we stand by each other as a discourse and action against any terrorist and separatist activity that our countries also suffer. Within this framework, all three countries have important duties in facilitating legal trade and combating illegal trade with customs administrations. ”
Underlining that they attach great importance to the project, Minister Tüfenkci said, mas Upon completion of this project, we will be able to combine China and England with the shortest and fastest way by rail. With this huge project, production and consumption centers will be connected to each other through our countries. This railway, which will offer a more economical alternative route than the sea road, will be able to shift the center of the transit trade between Asia and Europe back to the historic Silk Road after centuries. In this way, the wealth and opportunities that will arise will serve the welfare of our countries and our citizens, Bu he said.