Turkey passed a law ratifying the cooperation agreement on the Lapis Lazuli route
Turkey passed a law ratifying the Agreement on Transit and Transport Cooperation along the Lapis - Lazuli Route. This law is published today in the Turkish edition of Resmi Gazete.
The five-party Lapis-Lazuli Transport Corridor Agreement, referred to as "Lazurit," was signed in 2017 between Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Georgia, Turkmenistan and Turkey at the 7th Conference of Regional Economic Cooperation on Afghanistan (RECCA VII). This project will not only link Afghanistan with Europe and other countries, but will also create an opportunity for further growth of trade, transit and investment for all member countries.
According to the project, the network of road, rail, sea and air services will connect the Afghan cities of Akina and Turgundi, Ashgabat and the port of Turkmenbashi inTurkmenistan, the capital of Azerbaijan, the cities of Tbilisi, Poti and Batumi in Georgia and Istanbul in Turkey with further access to Europe.
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