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Turkey special representative visits Armenia border

Turkey special representative visits Armenia border

Turkey's special representative in negotiations for the normalization of relations with Armenia Serdar Kilic visited Kars Province, which borders Armenia, according to Armenian media reports. Kilic visited the ruins of Ani, the …

Turkish-Azerbaijani drills finished in Kars

Turkish-Azerbaijani drills finished in Kars

Military drills of Azerbaijan and Turkey’s armies  "Winter-2021" ended in Kars, the message of the Turkish Ministry of National Defense reads. The drills started on February 1, 2021. "We congratulate all our …

Zakir Hasanov to observe 'Winter Exercises - 2021' in Turkey

Zakir Hasanov to observe 'Winter Exercises - 2021' in Turkey

Azerbaijan’s Defence Minister Zakir Hasanov has left for Turkey at the invitation of Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, according to the ministry. Hasanov will observe the final stage of Turkish-Azerbaijani …

Turkey holding Kış 2019 military exercises in Kars

Turkey holding Kış 2019 military exercises in Kars

Turkey is holding large-scale international military exercises in its Kars province. The representatives of 15 countries are taking part in the military exercises titled 'Kış 2019' (Winter 2019). It was noted that …

Turkey's Kars hit by 3.3-magnitude earthquake

Turkey's Kars hit by 3.3-magnitude earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.3 points has occurred in the Turkish province of Kars this morning, the Georgian Seismic Monitoring National Center reported. The earthquake was registered 30 km of the Georgian order at 09:39 Tbilisi …

Policemen injured in accident in Turkey's Kars

Policemen injured in accident in Turkey's Kars

A bus carrying police officers in the Turkish province of Kars crashed into a car, injuring 16 policemen, Turkish media reported. All the wounded were taken to a city hospital. On June 2, a bus carrying police officers …

 First BTK freight train arrives in Kars

First BTK freight train arrives in Kars

The first freight train running along the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway reached Kars. The train covered a distance of 856 km in 40 hours, ADY Express, subsidiary of Azerbaijan Railways, said, adding that the first operation …

 EU supports Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project

EU supports Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project

The European Union welcomes the new rail corridor which, coupled with investments, improved infrastructure and logistics coordination will provide better connectivity, new business opportunities and increased trade, the statement of the EU …

Construction of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway suspended

Construction of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway suspended

Turkey has suspended construction work on its section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway (BTK) despite the promise given by the country's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to complete its construction until the end of the summer. …

Turkey intends to build walls on borders with Armenia - media

Turkey intends to build walls on borders with Armenia - media

The Turkish Ministry of National Defense and the Finance Ministry are discussing a proposal to construct walls along the border with Armenia, the Turkish newspaper Star writes. A fence, which measures three meters high, is offered …

Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum gas pipeline blown up in Kars province

Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum gas pipeline blown up in Kars province

A group of terrorists arranged an explosion in the area of the Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum gas pipeline in the Turkish province of Kars. According to the governor of the province, it was found out that the attack was "staged by militants of the …

Yildiz: gas pipeline in Kars blown up by PKK members

Yildiz: gas pipeline in Kars blown up by PKK members

The explosion on the Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum gas pipeline in Turkey’s Kars province was a terrorist attack by the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Turkey’s energy and natural resources minister, Taner Yildiz, said. …

Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum gas pipeline caused by gas leak

Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum gas pipeline caused by gas leak

The explosion on the Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum gas pipeline’s section in Turkey wasn’t a terrorist attack, the residence of the governor of Turkey’s Kars province, where the pipeline runs, said. The governor’s …

Gas pipeline explodes in Turkey

Gas pipeline explodes in Turkey

An explosion occurred on the Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum gas pipeline’s section in Turkey’s Kars province. The cause of the explosion is yet to be announced. Gas supply through the pipeline has been suspended, TASS reports. …