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Tuesday, 30 October 2018 15:00

Istanbul Airport is a source of pride for Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Istanbul Airport is a source of pride for Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Istanbul Airport, President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan underlined that Turkey, Istanbul in particular, has always been at a strategic location throughout the history, and added: “Turkey, with the Istanbul Airport going into service, has become the most important transit hub between north-south and east-west axes. The Istanbul Airport connects 60 countries and $20-trillion economies across the vast area it serves,” Caspian Energy News ( reports with reference to the press office of the President of the Republic of Turkey.

 “The Istanbul Airport, with its architecture, construction, operation and financing, is a project which is a source of pride for Turkey and sets an example to the world,” President Erdoğan said, and added: “Istanbul will now become the major transfer hub, which will greatly change the intercontinental flight routes.”

“It is not a coincidence that this masterpiece, which will leave its mark on history with its location and features, has been built in Turkey. Turkey, by making huge investments in every field over the past 16 years, has been preparing itself for the future. Today Turkey has risen to the 17th place in terms of national income and to the 13th in terms of  purchasing power parity,” he said.

President Erdoğan continued: “Turkey is determined to become one of the top 10 economies in the world, and a symbol of peace, security and prosperity in its region and the world.”

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Person in charge of the newsline: Olga Nagiyeva 

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