By Fatima Hasanova
Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov participates in
the Ministerial Meeting of Trans-Caspian Connectivity held in
Aktau, Kazakhstan, Azernews reports via Azerbaijani MFA's Twitter
on November 25.
The ministers of foreign affairs and transport of Azerbaijan,
Turkiye, and Kazakhstan are taking part in the meeting, which is
held with the participation of Georgia.
'Foreign Minister @Bayramov_Jeyhun delivers national statement
at the 2nd Trilateral Meeting of Foreign Ministers & Ministers in
charge of transport of #Azerbaijan, #Kazakhstan, #Türkiye, and with
participation of #Georgia in aktau ,' the ministry tweeted.
The purpose of this platform is to promote the development of
coordinated cooperation between the mentioned countries in the
field of transport, transit, communications, trade, and a number of
At the meeting, it is planned to sign a roadmap for 2022-2027
for the development and operation of the Middle Corridor route
passing through Turkiye, Azerbaijan, and Kazakhstan, in accordance
with the Baku Declaration.
The first trilateral meeting of the foreign and transport
ministers of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Turkiye was held in Baku
on June 27, at the initiative of Azerbaijan.
The Trans-Caspian International Transport Corridor was
established in February 2014 with the participation of relevant
structures of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Georgia. Later, Ukraine,
Romania, and Poland joined the project.
At present, the route starts at the Chinese-Kazakh border,
passes through Kazakhstan, the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan, and
Georgia, and extends to Europe. A single tariff, the
'one-stop-shop' principle is applied along the entire route.
In the current context of growing threats to global security,
stability, and economic development, strengthening cooperation
between the three countries in the transport and communications
sectors is of great importance in terms of preventing and reducing
risks and challenges at the regional level.
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