A Turkish delegation composed of business figures and politicians arrived in Crimea to discuss peninsula’s investment and business potential, reports Tass on Thursday.
Comprising over 20 lawmakers and business representatives as well as an adviser to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the delegation is expected to pay a three-day visit to the peninsula, meeting representatives of the local business community, the authorities and the Crimean Tatar minority.
The Turkish delegation has brought together Hasan Cengiz, the head of the Turkish association of Eurasian governments and an authorized person of deputy head of Turkey’s General Directorate of Security, Ibrahim Erili, a Turkish presidential envoy, Ankara’s deputy mayor and Turkish business people.
“The delegation is expected to spend three days in Crimea, visiting the cities of Yalta, Simferopol, Sevastopol and the Bakhchisaray. They will get familiarized with Crimea’s landmarks and will consider the region’s investment possibilities,” said Seitumer Nimetullayev, the chairman of the Crimean Tatars’ regional public organization Crimea’s Unity.
Earlier this week, citing a Crimean lawmaker Ruslan Balbek, RIA Novosty reported that the delegation will held talks with Crimean authorities about ferry and air traffic, as well as about organizing a sea passengers transportation between Crimea’s port city of Yevpatoria and Turkey.
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