On December 6, 2017, in the building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, a meeting was held with the delegation of the European Union led by the Director for Russia, Eastern Partnership, Central Asia, Regional Cooperation and the OSCE in the European External Action Service (EEAS), Luke Pierre Devin.
The agenda of the meeting included issues of bilateral cooperation in various areas of mutual interest. Noting Turkmenistan's commitment to developing cooperation with EU institutions and countries, the sides put forward a number of proposals for diversifying relations and bringing them to a new level. In this context, it was noted the need to organize high-level meetings, as well as proposals on enhancing inter-parliamentary relations.
During the talks, the meeting participants discussed the implementation of the EU strategy for Central Asia and made proposals on their further development. In addition, the parties considered issues of cooperation in the energy and education spheres.
The sides stressed the importance of holding regular political consultations, business meetings and negotiations that contribute to the formation of a reliable platform for further intensifying Turkmenistan's multi-faceted relations with its European partners.