On September 29, the meeting of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Rashid Meredov with the Ambassador of the European Union to Turkmenistan Diego Ruiz Alonso took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, during which the current state and prospects for the development of multifaceted cooperation between Turkmenistan and the EU were considered. About this reports Press service of the MFA of Turkmenistan.
It was emphasized that one of the main factors of expanding Turkmenistan's ties with the European Union are contacts at the highest and high levels. In this context, the possibilities of organizing mutual visits of representative delegations of the European Commission and the Government of Turkmenistan, as well as meetings of members of the European Parliament with their Turkmen counterparts were discussed.
In order to create conditions for considering a set of issues related to trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian cooperation, the parties agreed to hold a regular meeting of the Joint Committee "Turkmenistan-European Union" in Ashgabat by the end of this year.
At the same time, within the framework of the Turkmen-European dialogue on human rights, another bilateral meeting will be held, during which it is planned to discuss topical issues of humanitarian character.