Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 4
By Ali Mustafayev – Trend:
The trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan will increase, Turkmen ambassador to Azerbaijan Mekan Ishanguliyev said at a briefing in Baku on Dec.4.
"Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan are strategic partners, which is of course attributable to the fact that our countries, our peoples have been historically linked by common culture and common traditions," Mekan Ishankuliyev said.
An important factor for cooperation between the two states is a convenient geographical location, according to the ambassador.
"Trade turnover between our countries will grow, which is facilitated by numerous joint projects in various fields, including energy and transport and logistics," ambassador stated.
Touching upon economic relations between the two countries he also stressed the significance of Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's visit to Azerbaijan on August 8-9.
"Our presidents held extended-format talks within this visit, 14 documents, related to trade and economic interaction were signed between our countries," Ishankuliyev said.
The Embassy of Turkmenistan in Azerbaijan held a briefing, dedicated to the proclamation of International Day of Neutrality by the United Nations General Assembly on December 12.