A roundtable dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Turkmenistan and Romania held in Bucharest

 On July 21, 2017, the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Bucharest, in collaboration with the Diplomatic Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania, organized a round table in the conference hall of the institute entitled "Turkmenistan and Romania: 25 Years of Friendship and Cooperation", dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

The event was attended by the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania Alexander Victor Mikula, representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Parliament, the Ministry of Economy, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the ASPEN Institute and other ministries and departments of Romania, representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited in Romania, local public and media, Turkmen students studying at Universities of Bucharest.

The Director of the Diplomatic Institute of Romania Dan Petre, the Ambassador of Turkmenistan to Romania, the Political Adviser in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania Lazar Comanescu, the Director of the Eastern Europe and Central Asia Department of the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Cornel Ionescu, the Director of the Public Diplomacy, Culture and Science of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania Ms Mirela Ereku, Member of the Romanian Parliament, Chairman of the Turkmen-Romanian Interparliamentary Friendship Group Istvan-Janos Antal, former Ambassadors of Romania to Turkmenistan Iancu Rypan and Ion Porojan.

All speakers in their speeches noted the positive dynamics of the development of bilateral relations between Turkmenistan and Romania in such areas as political and diplomatic cooperation, trade and economic and cultural-humanitarian spheres, as well as the achievements of Turkmen-Romanian cooperation in 25 years.

After the speeches, the participants were shown a video about the V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, which will be held in Ashgabat in September 2017.

At the end of the event, the Embassy organized a diplomatic reception, to which the round table participants were invited.