Turkmenistan, EEAS review implementation of joint projects in economic sphere
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 29
By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:
European External Action Service (EEAS) and Central Asian countries have reviewed the implementation of joint projects in the fields of economy, energy, transport and ecology, Trend reports with reference to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.
As reported, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Vepa Hadjiev participated in a videoconference on May 28, 2020, attended by Secretary General of the European External Action Service Helga Schmid, and deputies of foreign ministers of the region.
Prospects for further developing cooperation between the EU and Central Asia were discussed. In particular, the parties considered issues related to implementing the EU Strategy for Central Asia and joint activities planned for the near future.
Turkmenistan stressed its readiness to further develop cooperation with the EU and EEAS, the ministry said.
The sides also exchanged views on ensuring regional and international stability and security, and noted as the need to expand cooperation in the fight against global threats and minimize their impact on socio-economic life in the region.
According to the ministry, Hadjiev informed the participants about the initiative of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to ensure stable and reliable international transportation in emergency situations.
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