Turkmenistan held political consultations with Uzbekistan on major issues of interaction. The leaders of the negotiation process were Deputy Foreign Ministers of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan - V. Khadzhiev and I. Nematov.
The sides noted the positive movement in the areas of interaction and emphasized the readiness of mutual support in the format of international organizations. The diplomats also discussed the implementation of agreed measures adopted at the 15th meeting of the Joint Turkmen-Uzbek Cooperation Commission. In the economic segment, the focus was on improving import and export procedures.
As for the promising areas of the Turkmen-Uzbek relations, opportunities in the water and energy sector and transportation are outlined. It is planned to expand joint projects in the cultural sphere and education. The parties also noted the high level of bilateral exchange on COVID-19.