Turkmenistan, Romania mull prospects for business partnership

Business Materials 6 March 2019 12:38 (UTC +04:00)

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, March 6

By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:

Turkmen Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov met with Romanian counterpart Teodor Melescanu in Bucharest, Trend reports referring to the Turkmen Foreign Ministry on March 6.

The views on the prospects for the development of relations in the political-diplomatic, trade-economic, cultural-humanitarian spheres were exchanged during the talks, the source said.

The issues of partnership within the international organizations, the intensification of relations within the EU-Central Asia format and Romania’s current chairmanship in the EU Council in the first half of 2019 were also discussed.

Earlier it was reported that the two countries agreed to explore the best routes of the Black Sea - Caspian Sea trade and transport corridor by using the advantages of Constanța and Turkmenbashi ports.

The issue is the formation of the Eurasian Transport Corridor. In particular, Turkmenistan has been recently exploring the possibility of transporting cargo, including liquefied gas, to Constanta port.