Ashgabat, Tbilisi discuss possibilities of co-op in fuel, energy sphere
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Nov. 16
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
Deputy prime minister, Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov has met with his Georgian counterpart Mikheil Janelidze in Ashgabat city, the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said in a message.
During the talks, the sides exchanged views on expanding cooperation in the fuel and energy sphere, as well as in the field of transport and communications.
The parties noted their interest in ensuring security, stability and sustainable development in Central Asia and Afghanistan.
“Noting the mutual desire to develop bilateral cooperation in a wide range of areas, the sides agreed to boost the existing cooperation between the foreign ministries of the two countries,” said the message.
Earlier, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov met with Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, who paid an official visit to Ashgabat in August 2017.
Among the topical areas of cooperation the sides stressed energy and transport spheres.
The advantageous geographic location of the two countries and the common interests of the sides predetermine favorable prospects for uniting efforts to create transit and transport corridors by using the potential of the Caspian Sea and Black Sea, which will create new broad opportunities for interregional integration and intensify trade and economic ties throughout Eurasia.