(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 3. The mutual trade
turnover between Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan in 2022 increased by
more than 5 times compared to 2021, and since the beginning of this
year has increased by almost 2 times compared to the same period
last year, trend reports.
This was stated by Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers
Batyr Atdaev, speaking in Ashgabat at a reception on the occasion
of Azerbaijan's Independence Day.
He stressed the importance of the intergovernmental commission
on economic cooperation, which held its sixth meeting at the end of
last November in Baku (Azerbaijan), and expressed hope that the
agreements reached that meeting would contribute to strengthening
fruitful ties between the two countries.
The Deputy Prime Minister noted that Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan
have significant natural resource potential, including huge
reserves of hydrocarbons, which opens up broad prospects for
effective cooperation in strategically important sectors.
Furthermore, Atdaev added that both countries occupy a
strategically important geographical position at the junction of
Asia and Europe, which creates opportunities for close cooperation
in the field of transit transport and the development of major
international transport corridors.
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