Turkmenistan, Turkey discuss cooperation in trade, economic sectors
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 26
By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:
Turkmenistan and Turkey have discussed cooperation in trade and economic sphere, Trend reports with reference to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.
The sides held talks via a videoconference held between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu.
The parties reviewed the cooperation between the two countries in political, diplomatic, trade and economic fields, taking into account the existing objective situations at the regional and global levels.
The importance of regular contacts held at various levels, as well as intensive resumption of meetings between the public and private sectors of the two states, at the initial stage via videoconference, was noted as well.
The ministers noted the high level of interstate relations between the two countries, as well as considered priority areas that can be implemented in the near future.
The parties also noted the need for comprehensive measures and joint efforts to counter the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. They also emphasized the readiness of countries to use the experience and potential of interaction available in the active bilateral relations to counter the pandemic.
The parties agreed to intensify cooperation in priority areas, in order to develop the agreements accepted during a telephone conversation between president of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and president of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, held on May 24, 2020.
During the mentioned phone call, the foreign ministries of the two countries were instructed to further develop relations, especially to strengthen their transport and transit, trade and economic ties.
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