French president negotiates with his Turkmen counterpart in Paris

Turkmenistan Materials 1 February 2010 21:55 (UTC +04:00)

Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, February 1 / Trend , G.Hasanov /

Today French President Nicolas Sarkozy held talks with Turkmen President Gurbangulu Berdimuhamedov in Paris, official Turkmen sources reported.

Head of Turkmenistan is in France for his first official visit, which will last until Feb. 3.

According to the protocol, in these days a series of meetings and negotiations, including in the government and the French Senate, are planned. A joint business forum will take place with the participation of companies such as GDF Suez, Orange, France Telecom, Airbus, Accor, and others.

As part of the Nabucco pipeline project, Turkmenistan is regarded as a potential supplier of natural gas to Europe.
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