Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, May 14
By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend:
Turkmenistan and the World Trade Organization (WTO) have held a dialogue about the possibility of developing the mutually beneficial international cooperation, read a message from Turkmenistan's Foreign Ministry.
A WTO delegation arrived in Ashgabat to participate in a forum titled "Central Asia and Multilateral Trading System" of the UN Special Program for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA).
Aside from that, discussions were held during a meeting with Director of the WTO Accessions Division Chiedu Osakwe at Turkmenistan's Foreign Ministry.
The meeting emphasized the important aspects of Turkmenistan's policy aimed at diversification and modernization of the country's economic potential and implementation of large-scale socio-economic programs and projects.
Work has been underway on Turkmenistan's accession to the WTO since early 2013.
A government commission has been also created for this purpose.