Turkish Foreign Ministry disseminated a written statement on the occasion of Kazakhstans joining BTC project, Trend reports with reference to Turkish media.
The document states that В"Turkey enjoyed Astanas decision on joining BTC projectВ". Further document states: BTC pipeline is an important component of energy corridor East-West. Turkey gladly learned the signing of an agreement for Kazakhstans joining this project. BTC commissioning is a great success and Kazakhstans joining will enable boost and extend collaboration within energy corridor East-West and improve the welfare of the people of the region.
BTC is a bridge that connects Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan to West, as well as a specific example of regional collaboration. Kazakhstans participation in BTC will contribute to power security in Europe and reduce load on straits Bosporus and Dardanelles.