Increasing energy cooperation is the focus of the meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the delegation of Azerbaijan


07 July 2022

Opportunities for enhancing bilateral cooperation in the energy sector were discussed on Wednesday at a meeting between Vice-Chairman and Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov and an Azerbaijani delegation headed by Economy Minister Mikayil Jabbarov, who arrived in Ashgabat on a working visit. This is reported by the website of the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan.

 During the meeting, the parties discussed the course of the economic partnership, noting that it is developing consistently and on a systematic basis. The importance of building up bilateral cooperation in the energy sector, diversifying schemes for supplying energy carriers to international markets was emphasized.

 It was noted that the milestone event in the Turkmen-Azerbaijani energy cooperation was the signing in January 2021 of a Memorandum of Understanding between the governments of the two countries on joint exploration, development and development of the Dostluk hydrocarbon field in the Caspian Sea.

 In this regard, the Turkmen side expressed its readiness to continue bilateral consultations on several energy areas of cooperation. During the talks, mutual readiness was expressed to continue cooperation, taking into account the existing potential.