Turkish Airlines Reportedly to Start Flying to Turkmenistan’s Turkmenabat

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Turkish Airlines Reportedly to Start Flying to Turkmenistan’s Turkmenabat
Cavushoglu said Turkmenistan will allow Turkish Airlines to start flying to Turkmenabat city. (Photo: Airliners.net)

Turkmenistan will allow the flights of Turkish Airlines to the country, Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu told Turkish state news channel TRT Haber on Wednesday.

During the interview, Turkish Foreign Minister commented on his visits to Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan on March 6-9, stating that the visits were very efficient and the meetings were held in a cordial atmosphere.

Cavushoglu said Turkmenistan will grant permission to Turkish Airlines to start flying to Turkmenabat city in the country’s eastern velayat of Lebap.

The Turkish Foreign Minister added that Turkish freight truck drivers will also be allowed to enter Turkmenistan’s territory on condition that they have a coronavirus test.

During the meeting with the top Turkish diplomat on Saturday, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed confidence that the Afghanistan-Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey transit and transport corridor (Lapis Lazuli Corridor), providing access to Europe, will bring enormous benefits to the countries of the region.