Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey to strengthen customs cooperation
A joint declaration on strengthening of trilateral cooperation links in customs among Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey was adopted at the trilateral high-level meeting of the customs heads of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey held in Baku today, APA reports.
At the same time, head of Azerbaijan State Customs Service Aydin Aliyev and Turkish Minister of Customs and Trade Bulent Tufenkci signed an agreement on creation of initial e-information exchange system on transit motor transportations between Azerbaijan and Turkey.
In the event, customs cooperation within the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway transportations has been discussed. The event was also attended by Georgia’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dimitry Kumsishvili.
Aliyev noted that Baku-Tbilisi-Kars will play a special role in expansion of transit opportunities and mutual economic links of the participating counties, deepening of market principles.
Kumsishvili said that in order to achieve any result from realization of the project, customs heads of all three countries should deepen the cooperation.