President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received on Friday the Minister of Economy of Azerbaijan Jabbarov Mikayil Chingiz oglu. During the meeting, special emphasis was placed on the importance of building up cooperation in the energy sector, the official media of Turkmenistan reports.
Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan, said President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, are self-sufficient states rich in hydrocarbon resources, and advocate for the diversification of their supplies to world markets on a parity basis, taking into account the interests of producers, transit countries and consumers.
In this context, the two sides expressed their intention to continue joint development and implementation of energy projects to ensure energy security in the region, as well as to improve the well-being of the peoples of the two countries.
Focusing on the prospects for further development of the transport and communication network in Central Asia and its effective integration into the international transport infrastructure, the Head of Turkmenistan stated the need for joint measures to make greater use of the potential of both states for the successful implementation of projects to form new transport corridors.
At the end of the meeting, expressing strong confidence in the successful continuation of traditional relations of brotherhood and good neighborliness, the Minister of Economy of Azerbaijan wished President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and the Turkmen people further prosperity and new impressive successes on the path of fundamental reforms and transformations.