Ashgabat, Minsk mull prospects for co-op
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Oct. 9
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
Turkmen deputy prime minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs Rashid Meredov has met with Belarus Ambassador Vyacheslav Beskosty, Trend reports with reference to the Belarus Embassy in Ashgabat.
An exchange of views on the prospects for cooperation between the two countries took place. At the meeting, a high level of interaction was noted, both in a bilateral format and on international platforms.
Following the meeting, the parties expressed their firm intention to further develop cooperation in a friendly and constructive manner, the report said.
The mutual trade turnover between Turkmenistan and Belarus amounted to $65 million in 2017, and to $32.2 million in 2018.
Belarus' supplies to Turkmenistan mainly consist of high value-added goods including trucks, special purpose vehicles, tractors, road-building equipment, medicines, woodworking products, and agricultural products.
An intergovernmental agreement on trade and economic cooperation between the two countries was signed in 2014.