Turkish Minister of State: Istanbul-Almaty railroad is very important for entire ECO
Istanbul-Almaty railroad is very important for entire Economic Cooperation Organization, reportedly said Turkish Minister of State Bashir Atalay, speaking May 4 in Baku on the totals ECO member-countries FMs meeting.
Atalay said the issue of laying the railroad Istanbul-Tehran-Tashkent-Almaty was spoken of at the session. В"Section Istanbul-Tehran is operated today. Railroad communication also exist up to Iranian-Turkmen borderВ", - Atalay added, stressing that the session participants had stated the necessity in the soonest completion of construction of railroad through Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
В"Not only Turkey, but also Kazakhstan is concerned in the soonest completion of the projectВ", - minister said.