TURKMENISTAN ATTENDED THE MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE ORGANIZATION OF TURKIC STATES
On November 10, 2022, the ninth meeting of the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Organization of Turkic States (OTG) held its work in Samarkand under the chairmanship of the Uzbek side.
The event was attended by the heads of the foreign affairs agencies of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Hungary and the deputy foreign ministers of Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, as well as the OTG Secretary General.
The head of the Turkmen delegation, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs B. Myatiev, in his speech emphasized that “Turkmenistan is consistently developing its international cooperation on a bilateral and multilateral basis. Our country cooperates with all countries of the world, including the member countries of the Organization of Turkic States, based on the principles of mutual respect and understanding, as well as equality.”
The importance of interaction in the trade and economic sphere was noted. In this context, the existence of opportunities for the development of both bilateral and multilateral cooperation between the Turkic countries in the fuel and energy, transport and communication sectors and in the industrial sector was emphasized.
The participants exchanged views on topical issues of the regional and international agenda and interaction within the Organization, and also considered draft documents submitted for signing during the summit of the Organization of Turkic States, scheduled for November 11, 2022 in Samarkand.