At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan there was a meeting with the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in Turkmenistan (with residence in Ankara) Mr. Girma Temesgen Barkessa, who arrived to Ashgabat on a working visit.

The Ambassador presented copies of his credentials to the Turkmen side and assured that he will make every effort to bring bilateral relations to a new level of cooperation.

Noting the focus on productive and effective cooperation, the Turkmen side underlined the importance of organizing meetings at various levels. Speaking about political cooperation, the sides discussed the improving the legal framework for concluding cooperation agreements between Turkmenistan and Ethiopia.

During the negotiations the sides considered the possibilities of joint work in different directions. Separately discussing the questions of trade and economic relations, the parties noted opportunities of developing the cooperation in that sphere. Proposals for the development of cooperation through organization of business forums and exhibitions of products were voiced. There was also an interest in activation of cooperation in the field of energy, agriculture and textile industry.

Moreover, the sides considered the development of relations in cultural and humanitarian direction, as well as in expanding cooperation in education and science spheres.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Turkmenistan