BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 30. The meeting of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov with the Ambassador of the EU to Turkmenistan Diego Ruiz Alonso took place, Trend reports citing the Turkmen Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
During the meeting, the parties discussed the current state and prospects for the development of multifaceted cooperation between Turkmenistan and the EU.
The diplomats stressed that high-level contacts are one of the main factors in expanding Turkmenistan's ties with the EU. In this context, the possibilities of organizing mutual visits of representative delegations of the European Commission and the Government of Turkmenistan, as well as meetings of members of the European Parliament with Turkmen colleagues were discussed.
In order to create conditions for the consideration of a range of issues related to trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian cooperation, the parties agreed to hold a regular meeting of the Turkmenistan-EU Joint Committee in the Turkmen capital Ashgabat by the end of this year.
At the same time, a regular bilateral meeting will be held within the framework of the Turkmen-European dialogue on human rights, during which it is planned to discuss topical issues of humanitarian issues.