Turkish minister: Silk Road project countries occupy important place in world trade
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 21 / Trend A. Tagiyeva /
The Silk Road project participating countries hold an important place in world trade.
The Silk Road aims to link Europe with Asia, Turkish Trade and Customs Minister Hayati Yazici said at a conference organized by the Russian Federal Customs Service yesterday, Haberler newspaper reported on Friday.
He said it is necessary to hold regular meetings with their participation to strengthen the cooperation between these countries.
"Turkey initiated an initiative on customs cooperation of Silk Road project participating countries," he said.
The minister stressed that the meeting of heads of customs administrations of the participating countries will be held in Georgia this year. It will clearly determine the project implementation.