The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway is of strategic importance to Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey. The railway will contribute to the strengthening of the neighbourhood, friendship and trade relations among the countries, Georgian Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Giorgi Kvirikashvili told journalists.
“The problem regarding the purchase of territories along the route in the implementation of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars project has already been solved, there are no obstacles for the project. The project will be launched in time. Test train will be launched at the end of 2014, in 2015 the project will be completed,” the Georgian Vice Prime Minister added.