Kars-Akhalkalaki railway

Georgian, Turkish and Azerbaijani presidents meet in Tbilisi

By | May 7th, 2014|Categories: Caucasus region, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Turkey’s President Abdullah Gül (left) and Georgia’s Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The presidents of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey met in Tbilisi on Tuesday and celebrated the cooperation between their countries. The summit was initiated by the Turkish president and the main topic was three joint projects. Two of them are already […]

Saakashvili and Aliyev discussed Kars-Akhalkalaki railway

By | May 7th, 2013|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , |

Georgia’s President Mikheil Saakashvili (center left) and Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev. (Official photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili discussed the construction of the Kars-Akhalkalaki railway with President Ilham Aliyev during his visit to Azerbaijan. The heads of state of the two neighboring countries underlined that the construction of […]

Georgia offers Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway for ISAF exit

By | April 24th, 2013|Categories: News, Security|Tags: |

NATO’s Caucasus and Central Asia envoy James Appathurai (left) and Georgia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Maia Panjikidze in Brussels today. (Ministry photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia offers NATO to use the new Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway to ship equipment out of Afghanistan after the ISAF mission finishes in 2014, Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze says. Construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, one of the largest […]

Kars-Akhalkalaki will not be halted

By | December 27th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Construction of the Kars-Akhalkalaki railway will continue as before. Irakli Kovzanadze, Chair of Georgia’s Partnership Foundation, said this in Azerbaijan on Wednesday, during a visit there by Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili and […]

Ivanishvili to ask for quota system for Kars-Akhalkalaki

By | December 24th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili is considering proposing a quota system for sharing cargo load between the existing railway through Georgia and a new railway under construction which will bypass Georgia’s Black Sea ports Poti and Batumi. […]