Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Jan.10 / Trend, H.Hasanov /
Silapberdi Nurberdiyev has been appointed as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan to the Czech Republic, Turkmen source said on Thursday. He will also continue to serve as ambassador to Austria.
The corresponding decree was signed by Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov.
Turkmenistan is one of the most important partners of the EU in the field of energy security. Nabucco project provides deliver of gas from the Caspian region and the Middle East to the EU and will diversify the sources of raw materials supply.
Turkmenistan could join the project through the implementation of the construction of a gas pipeline under the Caspian Sea to the coast of Azerbaijan, which has transit communications to European markets.
According to British Petroleum (BP) reports, Turkmenistan ranks fourth in the world in natural gas reserves after Russia, Iran and Qatar. At this stage the country exports natural gas to China, Iran and Russia.
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