MINSK, Apr 15 – Sputnik. The possibility of opening new Belarusian-Turkish flights, which will be involved, including in regional airports, is being worked out, said Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Belarus to Turkey Andrei Savinykh on the TV channel “Belarus 1”.
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The ambassador noted that today there are 5 flights a week from each side, which makes up a total of 10 flights.
“In the near future another flight will be added. A further increase will depend only on the number of passengers who will buy tickets, ”said Andrei Savinykh.
According to the head of the diplomatic mission, negotiations are underway regarding the direct communication Minsk-Ankara. In addition, "we can talk not only about this message, but also in principle Gomel-Ankara, Grodno-Antalya".
“It all depends on the interest of the Belarusian and Turkish partners. But we are talking only about regular flights, ”the ambassador said.
This week President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko will visit Turkey. A business forum will be held in the capital of the country, where heads of ministries and departments of the two countries will take part. It is planned that the issues of trade and economic cooperation and higher education will be raised.