How Azerbaijan, Georgia, And Turkey Subverted Russia And Isolated Armenia With New Railway

November 6, 2017, Written by

Written By Wade Shepard, Forbes





Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) rail line
Image by Diego Delso

Fragrant Baku

After many years of anticipation and delays, the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) rail line has ceremoniously gone into service. Its first train just pulled out of the New Port of Baku on Monday, making its first official run across Azerbaijan and Georgia to the east of Turkey. The presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkey along with the prime ministers of Georgia and Kazakhstan showed up at the commencement gala and symbolically drove in the final railroad spikes…

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