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A new metro line in Istanbul, which provides a connection to Sabiha Gokcen Airport, was opened today in a ceremony attended by President Recep Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan - Turkish politician and prime minister.

Born on February 26, 1954 in Istanbul. Graduated, Turkish private television NTV reported, quoted by BTA.

1.2 million passengers will travel on the line daily, and the trains will be able to travel at a speed of 80 km/h.

The new line has a total of five stations.

With its opening, the Istanbul metro will have a total of seven beams with a length of over 103 km.

It will take about 45 minutes to travel from the airport to Istanbul's Kadıköy district.

The Turkish president promised that in the coming months the new line will be extended to Istanbul Airport.

He boasted of the achievements of his Justice and Development Party (ADP) rule over the years.

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"Some want to take credit for the railway systems we built. You understand who they are, right? Are we going to give them the best lesson in June?" Erdogan asked, referring to the date of Turkey's next regular election in June next year.

According to him, the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure has built 312 km of the urban railway network in Turkey with a total length of 811 km.

"We have improved the quality of life of our people thanks to the works of the century that we have provided to our country in the last 20 years. We leave the new generations a strong Turkey on which they can build the Century of Turkey. What is the name of our manifesto? The Century of Turkey ... Now we will work for this," the Turkish leader also stated.

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