Azerbaijan and Turkey start Kars-Nakhichevan railroad project

Azerbaijan and Turkey have started carrying out real work on the Kars-Nakhichevan railroad, Turkish Transport Minister Binali Yildinarim said at the press conference held in the framework of the Third Caspian Forum in Istanbul.

According to the minister, the decision to start the work was made during the meeting of the Turkish-Azerbaijani Strategic Partnership Supreme Council held in November in Ankara.

The project is expected to be launched in 2014, the minister said.