Web Desk March 29, 2021

A delegation from Turkmenistan will pay a working visit to Russia from March 30 through April 2 this year, Trend reports with reference to the State News Agency of Turkmenistan.

During the visit prospects for further cooperation between Turkmenistan and the regions of Russia in the oil and gas, chemical, industrial, agricultural sectors, transport sector, trade and economic, scientific and educational spheres, and in the field of healthcare will be discussed.

In addition, a regular meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the CIS will be held in Moscow on April 2. Thus, the meeting will address issues related to strengthening regional and international security, multilateral cooperation, including in such areas as tourism, physical culture and sports, and youth policy. In this context, the Turkmen side will submit a number of documents for consideration by the participants of the meeting.

During the visit, a meeting and negotiations between the heads of the foreign ministries of the two countries are planned, during which issues of building up the interstate partnership will be considered.

It is also planned to hold high-level bilateral interdepartmental consultations on regional security issues.

As a result of the above-mentioned and other meetings and negotiations, it is planned to sign a number of bilateral documents on cooperation in various fields.

As earlier the Russian Foreign Ministry told Trend, Turkmenistan and Russia are preparing to sign an intergovernmental agreement on the promotion of interregional cooperation, an intergovernmental program of economic cooperation for 2021-2023, an agreement on the exchange of statistical data on mutual trade, and the exchange of documents and information on the customs value of goods transported between Russia and Turkmenistan.

“We hope that Russian-Turkmen cooperation in the above-mentioned areas will continue this year. The next meetings of the intergovernmental Turkmen-Russian Commission on economic cooperation and its high-level group on trade and investment support, scheduled for this year in Moscow, will give the necessary impetus to the implementation of joint projects. The Second Caspian Economic Forum, which is scheduled to be held in Moscow in August, also opens up additional opportunities for cooperation with Turkmenistan.”

 

Source: TREND News Agency

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