(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 24. Political
consultations between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of
Turkmenistan and the UK took place in Turkmenistan, trend reports with
reference to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.
The delegation of Turkmenistan was headed by Deputy Minister of
Foreign Affairs Vepa Hajiyev, and the British side was headed by
Deputy Head of the Department of Eastern Europe and Central Asia of
the British Foreign Ministry Justin McKenzie Smith
During the meeting, the sides exchanged views on issues such as
bilateral relations and regional policy, trade and economic
cooperation and human resources.
The need for further intensification of bilateral cooperation in
the international arena, in particular within the framework of the
UN, was stressed, and the importance of mutual support for
international initiatives and initiatives within the framework of
reputable regional and international platforms was also noted.
In addition, the diplomats discussed the current state of trade
relations. In this context, the need to intensify further steps to
increase the volume of mutual trade using the potential of the
Turkmen-British Trade and Industry Council (TUKTIC) was emphasized,
and the possibility of organizing an Investment Forum of
Turkmenistan in London was discussed.
Meanwhile, Turkmenistan and the UK have common interests in key
areas of cooperation - politics, economy, energy, and investment.
Currently, Turkmenistan's attention to the British side is caused
by the fact that the UK occupies one of the leading positions in
the production of electrical equipment, in the field of
electronics, nanotechnology, pharmaceuticals, finance, and many
other sectors of the economy.
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