The Chairman of Kars Municipality of Turkey, Naif Alibeyoglu, briefed representatives of the Azerbaijani media on January 30th that for Kars, the project of the railway link Baku-Akhalkalaki-Tbilisi is more significant than Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline, a Trend Special Correspondent reports.
According to him, Turkey sees the future of its commercial and economical relations in the region of Caucasus and Asia which brings together 159 mln people and has the potential of a trade turnover in amount of $250 bln. Kars will gain from the opening of the railway link Kars-Akhalkalaki-Tbilisi-Baku and it will allow the development of relations in various fields, especially in economy, he said. In addition, Alibeyoglu highlighted the great importance of opening air flights Baku-Kars-Istanbul or Baku-Nakchivan-Kars.
Alibeyoglu supports the development of commercial-economical relations with Azerbaijan and revealed intentions to realize mutual visits of entrepreneurs.