By Sabina Mammadli
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov and new Turkmen
ambassador to Azerbaijan Gurbanmammet Elyasov discussed the
significance of the work for the approval of the Convention on the
Legal Status of the Caspian Sea.
The ambassador presented a copy of his credentials to Minister
During the meeting, Bayramov congratulated the ambassador on his
appointment. He noted that friendly and fraternal relations between
Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan have reached a new stage of
development, as well as the importance of mutual high-level visits,
and legal documents signed in recent years between the two
Conveying sincere greetings from Turkmen Foreign Minister Rashid
Meredov, the ambassador highly appreciated the current relations
between the two countries and noted the efficiency and positive
dynamics of interaction and partnership.
Further, he also expressed satisfaction with the relations
between the peoples of the two countries based on historical,
cultural, and ethnic unity.
Elyasov noted the potential for further development of
collaboration in the political, economic, trade, and transport
areas, and stressed that he would make every effort for their
The sides also exchanged views on the development of partnership
between the two countries.
The meeting raised issues of regional cooperation between the
two states, as well as mutual support in international
Jeyhun Bayramov wished Ambassador Elyasov success in his
activities for the development of Azerbaijani-Turkmenistan
On January 21, 2021, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan signed a
memorandum of understanding over the joint exploration of the
Dostlug (Friendship) gas field. Under experts' estimates, the
Dostlug gas field contains natural gas and 60-70 million tons of
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