Turkmenistan and Georgia aim to intensify cooperation, including in the energy sector


21 July 2022

On Wednesday, July 20, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov met with Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili, who arrived in the Turkmen capital at the head of his country's delegation.

 During the exchange of views on the state and prospects of bilateral cooperation, the interlocutors spoke in favor of deepening partnership in all areas. In this regard, it was noted that a reliable basis for bringing the Turkmen-Georgian partnership to qualitatively new frontiers was laid by the agreements reached in recent years at the highest level.

 Noting the sufficient potential for deepening contacts in various areas of economic activity, the interlocutors stated the expediency of studying the possibilities of increasing the range of import-export goods. At the same time, the significant role of the Intergovernmental Commission, whose work is aimed at developing the most effective forms of interaction, was emphasized.

 The prospects of forming a transport and transit corridor between the Caspian and Black Sea regions with access to the states of Europe and the Middle East were emphasized.

 On the same day, negotiations were held between the delegations of Turkmenistan and Georgia, during which they touched upon trade and economic topics, interaction in the transport and communications sector, including infrastructure projects, partnership in the field of energy both on a bilateral basis and as part of strengthening universal energy security .

 At the end of the talks, the parties signed several joint documents, including the establishment of direct flights between Turkmenistan and Georgia.