Erdogan announces a major trade corridor linking Turkey with Iraq and Saudi Arabia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced a large trade corridor project (a global trade artery) linking Turkey to Saudi Arabia and the Emirates via Iraq.

Erdogan said: We are working with Iraq, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the Emirates, to establish a large trade corridor (a global trade artery) linking our countries, coming from those countries to Basra (southern Iraq), passing through Iraq and reaching Turkey.

He added, “We want to take rapid and important steps in this file in the near future.”

Erdogan met today with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, on the sidelines of the 18th summit of G20 leaders currently being held in the Indian Capital, New Delhi, where bilateral relations between the two countries and regional and international files were discussed.

In a related context, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced, on Sunday, the signing of a memorandum of understanding regarding a project to establish a new economic corridor linking India, the Middle East, and Europe.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency