On December 11, 2017 in Ashgabat, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan had a meeting with the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) O. Algaerova.
In the light of the importance of the priority areas of Turkmenistan's cooperation with the UN Economic Commission for Europe, issues related to the development of cooperation in various directions were discussed. Other issues related to the identification of priority areas between Turkmenistan and UNECE were also considered.
Speaking about Turkmenistan's active cooperation with the UN, the sides expressed their commitment to further cooperation in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. Stressing the role of the Turkmen President's initiatives in the field of sustainable transport, the sides noted the need for joint actions within the framework of the implementation of the UN GA Resolution "Towards ensuring full interaction between all modes of transport in order to promote the creation of sustainable multimodal transit corridors".