Issues of development of the Turkmen-Azerbaijani partnership in the energy sector were discussed in Ashgabat

Issues of developing cooperation in the energy sector were discussed by Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov and Minister of Economy of Azerbaijan Mikayil Jabbarov, who arrived in Ashgabat on a working visit.

During the talks, the importance of building up bilateral cooperation in the energy sector, in particular, the diversification of energy supply schemes to international markets, was emphasized.

The parties noted that the milestone event in the Turkmen-Azerbaijani energy partnership was the signing in January 2021 of a memorandum of understanding between the governments of the two countries on joint exploration, development and development of the Dostluk (Friendship) hydrocarbon field in the Caspian Sea. In this regard, the Turkmen side expressed its readiness to continue bilateral consultations on a number of areas of energy cooperation.