On April 1, 2020, representatives of Turkmenistan and Georgia negotiated via video link at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Turkmenistan was represented by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Minister of Finance and Economy, specialists from the Ministry of Trade, and heads of transport and logistics organizations. Georgian participants of the video conference were Deputy Foreign Minister A. Khvtisiashvili, Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Deputy Minister of Finance, top managers of Georgian companies.
The Turkmen-Georgian talks focused on the partnership in transport and logistics. Intensification of cooperation in developing the transport and logistics corridor "Caspian-Black Sea" was considered. The potential of using the location of the port of Poti in Georgia was discussed.
Participants of the videoconference discussed the nuances of freight transportation tariffing, customs fees, trade preferences, and mutual settlement operations between the relevant agencies. Georgian colleagues also shared the experience of their transport workers in disinfecting railroad trains entering from abroad.
Source: Press Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan