On the 19th of April 2019, a trilateral meeting on energy cooperation between Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan and Turkey was held in Istanbul.
At the meeting, Turkmenistan was represented by Shahym Abdrahmanov, Chairman of the State Corporation Turkmengeologiya, Azerbaijan was represented by the Minister of Energy Parviz Shahbazov, while Turkey was represented by the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Donmez.
During the meeting, the issues related to the current state and perspectives of cooperation between the countries in the sphere of energy were discussed.
It was noted during the session that regular meetings of the ministers of Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan and Turkey, as well as the adopted documents, and joint regional interests including the transport corridor Afghanistan-Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey, and reestablishment of the Great Silk Road form a strong base for cooperation in trilateral format.
The Joint Declaration was signed upon completion of the meeting, aimed at widening the present cooperation including the area of renewable sources of energy, energy-efficiency, green technologies, exchange of experience, strengthening of ties between the companies, scientific and research centres, working in the oil and gas industry and the energy sector of the three countries, as well as holding exhibitions, conferences and seminars.
Then a joint press-conference was organized by the participating sides.
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Turkmenistan