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President of Turkmenistan and the head of Gazprom discussed energy cooperation

Serdar Berdymukhamedov

Today President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdymukhamedov received Alexei Miller, Chairman of Russia's Gazprom Open Joint Stock Company, who arrived in Ashgabat on a visit.

According to Russian media reports, during the meeting the President of Turkmenistan and the guest exchanged views on the priority areas of effective cooperation in the fuel and energy sector. In this regard, they discussed issues related to the purchase of Turkmen gas by Gazprom. The importance of the existing intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the gas sector between Turkmenistan and the Russian Federation was stressed. In the course of the meeting the sides also exchanged views on a number of issues of mutual interest.

As part of his visit today, Miller also met with Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, chairman of the Khalk Maslakhaty of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan.

Recall that Gazprom's representative office in Turkmenistan opened in 2003. In 2019, the company signed a five-year contract with Turkmengaz.

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