Izmir will be the base of Modern Silk Road

Izmir will be the base of the Modern Silk Road: Izmir will be a strategic base on the Modern Silk Road. Izmir-Ankara YHT, Baku-Tbilisi-Kars will connect with the train line. Izmir will become a transfer hub. AK Party Izmir deputy candidate Binali Yildirim, "Izmir no longer can not keep anyone," he said

The transportation and logistics infrastructure of İzmir is getting stronger and the strategic importance of world trade is increasing. Izmir is now the center and strategic base of the Modern Silk Road, which will regain its former importance. Caspian Strategy Institute (HASEN) by the conference held yesterday in Izmir, Turkey and Izmir were discussed steps to be taken to regain their former glory in this area. Voicing world trade center quickly shifted towards Turkey Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications former Minister and AK Party İzmir deputy candidate Yıldırım, "In the past Silk Road, which when taken silk camels to Europe from China and trade crossing the line, now replaced by high-speed train and to the ships. Izmir-Ankara high-speed train line and the Istanbul-Izmir highway will be the new base for this trade in Izmir. Thus, Izmir-Ankara high-speed train which will be connected to the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars train line, which is planned to be opened next year, will become the transfer hub of Izmir. Izmir no longer can not keep anyone 'he said.

Racing with Istanbul

Moderated by journalist Hakan Çelik, the ün Strategic Base in Modern Silk Road: İzmir ün conference was held at İnciraltı Wyndham Hotel. Turkey, saying that in a region where 3 united continent's Yıldırım said at least Istanbul Izmir is so important in the modern Silk Road of global trade designated as a strategic base. Yildirim said that Istanbul is the only province in which Izmir will compete.

Nobody can hold

Lightning, especially a marine transportation capacity will be reached at the top of Turkey said that the introduction of port capacity in Nemrut Bay and Çandarli. Now, the development center of the world's wealth much higher than that continued on the acceleration Africa, the Far East, the Pacific and registration Stating that the Middle East countries, "As Turkey, we innkeeper anyone passengers. We need to know that. We saw this at 2002 and started investing immediately. We said we need to settle the east-west, north-south corridor without delay. We did this on the highway, we do it on the railway, yapt he said. Between Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey pointed out that a major shortcoming in the direct railway transportation Lightning, "I know it's not very easy to accomplish. When we entered this project as an excited minister 'We are dealing with jobs over the neck,' he said to us. It was really hard. We talked about the 4 year project. In Georgia we have addressed the 4-5 minister. We finally started. We swam the job, brought it to the swim. It will be finished. No more excuses. We're going to run the trains from there next year. After connecting the Izmir-Ankara high-speed train line to the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars route, nobody will be able to keep Izmir. İzmir

Strategic base

Stating that the concept of strategic partnership should not go away, Yıldırım said that the best Azerbaijan and SOCAR have done, can I especially thank SOCAR for making this investment in İzmir. Izmir is also becoming an energy and export base. İzmir

Train demand from Mustafayev

Yavuz reminded that there was a shift of the historical Silk Road to the oceans among the reasons of the decline and collapse of the Ottoman Empire. İmparator Our revival period started with the revival of the Historic Silk Road. Turkey has carried out a major infrastructure revolution. With the addition of the Baku-Istanbul-Izmir highway together with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Izmir, the city becomes the base of the historical Silk Road again. Mim They also Turkey-Azerbaijan partnership and brotherhood with Turkey's largest real sector investments are signatories to the buyer and refinery with an integrated production model Yavuz voicing plans 10 billion dollars of investment to implement, 2018 in that the TANAP project is completed, he said. TRACECA Azerbaijani National Secretary Akif Mustafayev thanked Yıldırım on behalf of the Azerbaijani people for their investments in transportation by evaluating the possible effects of modernization of the Silk Road on Eurasian trade. Mustafayev, 2015'da expected hopes to be completed on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars train, indicating the demands of this direction was conveyed. HASAN Secretary General Haldun Yavaş, an independent think tank based in Istanbul, said that the Aegean port in the historical Silk Road is the transport hub for Europe.


Izmir-Ankara high-speed train line will be connected to Baku-Tbilisi-Kars route

This line will extend from the Caspian Sea to China

Products coming from Europe to Izmir ports will be transported to the Far East via this line

From the east by train line Izmir to Turkey will be transported to the products through the ports of Izmir

Expansion of ports and employment with new investments will increase Izmir will become an attraction center

The infrastructure will be modernized and the increasing volume of people and trade in the region will also stimulate the service sector.

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