The Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan held a meeting with the delegation of the French Foreign Ministry, which arrived in Ashgabat for bilateral political consultations.
During the talks, the state and prospects of interstate cooperation, developing in both bilateral and multilateral formats, were discussed, including in the framework of the Turkmenistan-European Union dialogue. The sides noted the fruitful nature of interaction between the two countries in the framework of international organizations, primarily the UN and the OSCE. Highlighting the high level of existing relations, the parties noted the presence of favorable opportunities for further building up and diversifying partnerships, in particular, in the trade and economic sphere, the financial and banking sector, and other areas.
The political consultations also considered the organization of official visits at various levels and other joint activities in 2019.