Turkey hopes that newly-opened checkpoint to promote relations with Armenia

Opening of Aktas check-point in Akhalkalaki, on the border of Georgia and Turkey, may lead to positive changes for Akhalkalaki’s Armenian population, according to Ardahan province governor Mustafa Tekmen.

“Ardahan and Georgia are maintaining economic relations, implementing student exchange programs. Opening of Aktas check point will help intensify the dialogue with Georgia’s Armenians, also promoting improvement of Armenia-Turkey relations,” Haberler cited the governor as saying.

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