The Turkmen delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister and Head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov participated in the quadripartite meeting of the foreign ministers of Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Romania in Bucharest on the project to create the Caspian Sea - Black Sea international transport route.
The agenda of the meeting included issues related to the creation of a new transport and transit corridor, which is an important part of the East-West direction. Following the meeting, the participants adopted a Bucharest statement.
On the same day, a meeting was held at the Romanian Foreign Ministry between the heads of the foreign affairs agencies of Turkmenistan and Romania. The parties discussed the development of Turkmen-Romanian relations in the political-diplomatic, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres. Also during the negotiations, a number of topical issues on the international agenda were discussed, including partnership within international organizations, as well as the intensification of relations in the EU-Central Asia format.
The Turkmen delegation also met with the delegation of Azerbaijan. The sides discussed the implementation of the agreements reached during the Turkmen-Azerbaijani summit talks in Ashgabat in November last year. The parties also agreed to continue contacts at the level of foreign ministries with a view to holding regular political consultations covering issues on the bilateral agenda, as well as regional and international issues of mutual interest.