Turkey and Syria Agree To Build A New Border Crossing
Turkey and Syria signed a memorandum of understanding to build a new border crossing through the method of build-operate-transfer, Anadolu agency reported.
Turkish State Minister Hayati Yazici and Syrian Finance Minister Muhammad al-Husayn signed the memorandum of understanding in Istanbul.
Yazici said at the signing ceremony, "we have seven border crossings with Syria. We decided to carry out the joint border crossing project in Nusaybin-Kamisli region. A ground-breaking ceremony will take place in the coming months. Then, building of the border crossing will be completed within 7-10 months."
Al-Husayn said on his part that the new border crossing would be used mainly in transportation of goods.