AKIPRESS.COM - Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan V. Hajiyev on June 23 held talks with a delegation led by Ambassador, the Coordinator for Central Asia of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Gianluca Grandi, the Foreign Ministry reported.
The parties discussed issues on the bilateral agenda, as well as prospects for the development of Turkmen-Italian relations in a number of aspects of political, diplomatic, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian nature.
The diplomats noted the fruitful cooperation between Turkmenistan and Italy within the framework of authoritative international structures, primarily in the UN and the EU.
Noting the importance of inter-parliamentary cooperation in interstate relations, Hajiyev emphasized that a new composition of the Turkmenistan-Italy parliamentary friendship group was formed this year and proposed to intensify interaction in this direction.
The sides noted the great opportunities for further expansion of trade and economic cooperation, the relevance of holding meetings and forums between entrepreneurs of the two countries.
The development of effective cooperation in the field of culture, archeology, education and the study of the Italian language was emphasized.