Representatives of Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan and Turkey met in a trilateral format in Istanbul to discuss energy cooperation.
Turkmenistan was represented by Shahym Abdrakhmanov, Chairman of Turkmengeologia State Corporation, Azerbaijan by Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov and Turkey by Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Donmez.
The sides discussed the current state and prospects for development of cooperation between their countries in the field of energy in a trilateral format. The sides noted that regular meetings of representatives of Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan and Turkey, common regional interests and projects such as the Afghanistan-Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey transport corridor serve as the foundation for cooperation in a trilateral format.
Following the meeting, the sides signed a Joint Declaration that provides for increasing partnership between the three states in the field of energy, including renewable energy, energy efficiency, green technologies, etc.