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Turkey, Georgia to jointly use customs gates

09 October 2010 [10:45] - TODAY.AZ
Turkish State Minister Hayati Yazici and Georgian Finance Minister Kakha Baindurashvili signed a protocol on joint use of customs gates Sarp, Cildir/Aktas and Posof/Turkgozu at a ceremony in Istanbul on Friday. Delivering a speech in the ceremony, Yazici said that there would be a 40 percent decrease in procedures in customs gates thanks to the protocol.

Yazici said that they opened a new page between Turkey and Georgia with this protocol. Joint use of customs gates would be first for Turkey and Georgia, he said.

Baindurashvili said that Turkey was one of the important strategic partners of Georgia and the protocol would help to boost bilateral relations between the two countries. Good neighborly relations between Turkey and Georgia were confirmed once again with this protocol, Baindurashvili said.

/World Bulletin/

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