Romanian-Turkmen cooperation continues despite COVID-19
BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 10
By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:
Romanian-Turkmen cooperation has continued and adapted at a fast pace, employing other means of communications, including videoconferences despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania told Trend.
As an example of the cooperation during the pandemic, the ministry pointed out such videoconference meetings as The annual round of bilateral talks at the Deputy Foreign Minister level (May 12th, 2020); talks at the level of Parliamentary Groups of Friendship (July 9th, 2020); the Romanian-Turkmen event organized by the Port Constanta regarding the Black Sea – Caspian Sea international transportation route (July 15th, 2020) and ministerial-level talks of the Co-chairs of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission on economic, scientific and technical cooperation (August 19th, 2020).
"These are positive incentives to continue cooperating in the future, while finding new ways to overcome current shortcomings and act more energetically to take full benefit of the potential of the bilateral relations, of the entire region of Central Asia and, last but not least, of topics of common interest on the international agenda, including projects coordinated by the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia and not only," added the ministry.
In terms of overall cooperation between Turkmenistan and Romania, the ministry noted, that the countries have developed solid bilateral relations and stand ready to move their partnership forward.
"Despite the geographical distance, Romanian-Turkmen cooperation has expanded on a large array of fields, from political dialogue to cultural affairs and people-to-people contacts and, further on, to topics of broader relevance, such as connectivity, water management, etc," added the ministry.
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