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Turkmenistan|foreign policy|May 15, 2024 / 12:29 PM
Turkmenistan, EU discuss prospects for cooperation

AKIPRESS.COM - The Joint Conference of Turkmenistan and the European Union dedicated to 30 years of cooperation was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan on May 14. The event was attended by representatives of relevant ministries, state agencies and public organizations of Turkmenistan, the diplomatic corps accredited in Turkmenistan, EU programs and projects, the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan reported.

During the plenary session, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov and Special Representative of the European Union for Central Asia Terhi Hakala delievered speeches. They noted the positive development of multifaceted cooperation between Turkmenistan and the European Union. The sides identified education, security cooperation, climate change, development of transport and transit corridors, energy, digital economy, water resources management and trade as priority areas for cooperation prospects.

A ceremony was held at the event to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Energy of Turkmenistan, the State Concern "Turkmengas" and the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ).

The conference featured thematic sessions dedicated to successful partnership projects in the fields of education, trade, security and the green economy.

An exhibition dedicated to the achievements of 30 years of cooperation between Turkmenistan and the EU was opened at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.

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