The Governor of the Turkish Province of Kars, Mehmet Ufuk Erden, briefed representatives of the Azerbaijani media that the opening of the railway line Kars-Akhalkalaki-Tbilisi-Baku will play a significant role in the development of Turkish-Azerbaijani relations, a Trend Special Correspondent reports.
According to him, opening the railway link will serve in activating commercial-economical relations between the countries. He added that opening a direct air link Kars-Baku may also play an important role in establishing bilateral relations.
Erden also expressed an interest in bilateral investments of Kars. Business people of Kars are working in Azerbaijan and the distribution of investments by Azerbaijani entrepreneurs would be beneficial to Kars, he said.
Among the areas that may be interesting for the Azerbaijani investor, Erden mentioned cattle breeding, industry and tourism. In addition, he stressed that there are no commercial relations between Kars and Armenia.