Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan held a press conference at the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development with Deputy Prime Minister of Georgia Dimitri Kumsishvili on 20 February 2018.
starting with China one of the objectives of trade extending to Europe, Baku-Tbilisi-Kars over the railway line Arslan said that the realization, said BTK would contribute greatly to economic cooperation between Georgia and Turkey, "starting with China extending to Europe Conducting trade through BTK is one of our important goals. " said.
”Georgia is one of our strategic partners in the Caucasus“
Turkey Georgia Armstrong pointed out that access to important dimensions with vineyards from the date of the bilateral relations, Georgia, Turkey, said that one of the strategic partners in the Caucasus.
Expressing his belief that the trade volume with Georgia was around 2016 billion dollars in 1,5 and that this volume will increase even more, Arslan also said: “It is proud to crown the strong ties between our countries with such an important project. With this project, we have created an uninterrupted transportation corridor between Asia and Europe. It is one of our important goals to realize the trade starting from China and extending to Europe over the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line. "
Kumsişvil also stated that they were satisfied with the development of cooperation between Georgia and Turkey.