Meeting of the heads of external policy agencies of Turkmenistan and Iran in Ashgabat

On the 13th of May 2019, a meeting was held in the premises of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif, who has arrived to Ashgabat on a working visit.

During the talks, the parties discussed a number of current issues and reiterated adherence to the development of mutually beneficial Turkmen-Iranian relations in political, trade-economic and humanitarian spheres. The parties thoroughly discussed the cooperation of the two countries in the framework of international organizations, and elaborated on the situation in Afghanistan.The issues related to holding the next session of the Intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation, collaboration in the energy, transport and trade sectors were specifically considered. 

In addition, during the conversation the opportunities of engaging Iranian companies and business circles in the multifunctional projects realized in Turkmenistan were regarded. The parties also considered the joint projects within the cultural and humanitarian cooperation.       

In the framework of the visit the head of MFA of Iran to Ashgabat, a number of meetings were held between the heads and representatives of relevant ministries and agencies of Turkmenistan and Iran, during which a wide range of issues were discussed.