Netherlands shows interest in Turkmen market
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, April 24
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
The talks were held with the Dutch delegation, headed by Jan-Paul Dirkse, ambassador-at-large of the foreign ministry of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, in Ashgabat, the Turkmen foreign ministry said April 23.
The delegation stressed the Dutch leading companies' interest in the Turkmen market.
The prospects of bilateral cooperation were discussed at a meeting in the foreign ministry.
The views on issues of mutual interest were expressed.
The sides discussed the expansion of mutually beneficial cooperation in political, trade-economic and humanitarian spheres. The role of intensifying the contacts between the foreign ministries of the two countries was stressed.
Moreover, special attention was paid to the further development of cooperation as part of international organizations, in particular the UN, OSCE. The prospects for cooperation between Turkmenistan and the EU were also discussed.
The sides expressed their commitment to further progressive development of mutually beneficial cooperation between Turkmenistan and the Netherlands, based on the principles of mutual respect.
Turkmenistan ranks fourth in the world in terms of the gas reserve volume.