Bulgarian transporters, who were tenants in the buildings belonging to TCDD at Kapıkule Border Gate, did not pay their rent. It turned out that there is no sanction provision in this regard in the contract.
Kapitan Andreevo Border Gate in the Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD), the tenant of the building in which the Bulgarian hauliers to pay the rental fee of the contract sanctions can not be charged for the provision appeared konulmadığı. CHP Niğde Deputy Ömer Fethi Gürer, with a motion he submitted to the Turkish Grand National Assembly, asked why the rental fees could not be collected. The Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Adil Karaismailoğlu, stated that in the bilateral agreements with Bulgarians, there are no sanctions for those who do not pay the rent, therefore there is a difficulty in collection.
165 Thousand Euro Debt
The Court of Accounts determined that although a Bulgarian company owed 165 Euros, no action was taken against it.
agreement on Railway between Svilengrad-Kapitan Andreevo border services between Bulgaria and Turkey was signed on January 17, 2006.
According to the agreement, the buildings rented to Bulgarian transport companies by TCDD are charged 45 Euros per square meter per month. In this context, 5 Bulgarian companies rented the building. In the examination conducted by the Court of Accounts, it was determined that no action was taken by the administration, although a company had a total unpaid debt of 2019 Euros in 165. The Bulgarians did not pay their debts. It was stated that the collection of the rents could not be made since there was no sanction provision.
We Warn But They Do Not Pay
Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu stated that the Bulgarian delegation was informed that the accumulated receivables should be paid until the third quarter of 2019 and that the delegation accepted the proposal unanimously, stating that the best solution is to make the payments every 3 months.
Nevertheless, it is not yet made the payment by the Bulgarian Minister emphasized Karaismailoğlu, "due to the pandemic Turkey-Bulgaria Joint Border Commission meeting failed," he said.